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Libya -Uprisings in the Middle East, & the Role of the US - Larry Everest & Stephen Zunes

Date:
Monday, March 21, 2011
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Panel Discussion
Organizer/Author:
Revolution Book
Email:
Phone:
(510)848-1196
Address:
2425 Channing Way(off of Telegraph Avenue)
Location Details:
Revolution Books
2425 Channing Way(in the Sather Gate Parking Mall off of Telegraph Avenue).Wheelchair accessible,donations accepted.

Libya – Uprisings in the Middle East and the Role of the US

Presentations and Discussion with:

Larry Everest, Revolution correspondent and author, Oil, Power & Empire: Iraq and the U.S. Global Agenda

Prof. Stephen Zunes, Chair of Middle Eastern Studies, University of San Francisco, author of Western Sahara: War, Nationalism, and Conflict Irresolution

The uprising in Libya is being met with brutal force by the Muammar Qaddafi regime, as people continue to rise up against reactionary regimes across the region. The U.S. and other world powers are condemning Qadaffi and debating military intervention, as they maneuver to contain the waves of rebellion and maintain control. What is the nature and history of the Qadaffi regime and its relationship to imperialism? What’s behind this unprecedented upheaval? What role is the U.S. playing?


For more information: go to :

For background, Revolution Books recommends:

http://www.revcom.us/a/226/Lotta-Interview-on-Libya-en.html
Revolution Interviews Raymond Lotta: The Events in Libya in Historical Perspective... Muammar Qaddafi in Class Perspective... The Question of Leadership in Communist Perspective

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/stephen-zunes/libya-the-united-states-a_b_828199.html
Libya, the United States, and the Anti-Gaddafi Revolt
by Stephen Zunes
Added to the calendar on Sat, Mar 12, 2011 5:35PM
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