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War on ISIS, or Shadow Boxing in the Middle East
Date Sunday December 07
Time 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location Details
Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library
6501 Telegraph Avenue
(between Alcatraz Av. and 66th St.)
Oakland, CA 94609
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorGene Ruyle
Emailcuyleruyle [at]
In the aftermath of the implosion of the Arab Spring, institutional collapse in Libya, Syria, and Iraq, the Islamic State is the biggest emerging threat in the Middle East. What are the real origins of ISIS and the role of the U.S.

Sharat G. Lin is a research fellow at the San José Peace and Justice Center. A writer on global political economy and the Middle East, he recently visited Kurdish areas at the heart of the battle against ISIS.

Open to the public
FREE – but donations will be collected for NPML
Wheelchair accessible

Public transit: Ashby BART, AC 1, AC 18

Sponsored by the Institute for the Critical Study of Society
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Nov 19th, 2014 1:32 AM

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