Join VETERANS, SCHOLARS, and ACTIVISTS in discussing the causes, implications, and potential consequences of the U.S. War against Iraq–a war that may not only change the face of the Middle East but the geopolitics and security concerns of the entire globe.

Kay Chapel, American University Saturday, March 22, 1-5 pm

Speakers include:

Daniel Ellsberg: Author, Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers, Former Defense Department Official who released the Pentagon Papers

Bobby Muller: President, Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation

Joseph Cirincione: Director, Non-Proliferation Project, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Wayne Smith: Executive Director, The Justice Project; Former President, Black Patriots Memorial Foundation

Susan Shaer: Executive Director, Women’s Action for New Directions (WAND)

Jo Marie Griesgraber, Advocacy Director of Oxfam America

Clovis Maksoud: Professor, School of International Service; Director, American University’s Center for the Global South; Former Arab League Ambassador

Eric Gustafson: Executive Director, Education for Peace in Iraq Center; Gulf War Vet

Peter Kuznick: Professor of History; Director, American University’s Nuclear Studies Institute

John H. Brown: Former State Department Official

Dave Cline: President, Veterans for Peace

John Ketwig: Author, A Hard Rain Fell; Vietman Vet

Jonathan Schell: Nuclear Expert, Author, The Fate of the Earth and The Abolition

Gene R. La Rocque: Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy (Ret.); President Emeritus, Center for Defense Information

Jamie Raskin: Professor, American University’s Washington College of Law; Author, Overruling Democracy: The Supreme Court vs. the American People

Andy Shallal: Iraqi-Americans for Peaceful Alternatives

Salih Booker: Director, Africa Action

Ariela Blatter: Head of Iraq Crisis Response Team, Amnesty International

Eugene Fidell: President, National Institute for Military Justice

Charles Sheehan-Miles: Veterans for Common Sense; Gulf War Vet

Nancy Lessin: Military Families Speak Out

Charlie Richardson: Military Families Speak Out

Karin Lee: Friends Committee on National Legislation

John Kim: Veterans for Peace

Joe Eldridge: American University Chaplain

Barbara Greene: Wesley Seminary Center for Theology and Public Policy

Jamie Vasquez: Veterans for Peace; Vietnam Vet

Sponsored by Veterans Against Iraq War, Veterans for Peace, Veterans for Common Sense, Vietnam Veterans Against the War, Military Families Speak Out, American University’s Nuclear Studies Institute, OneWorld U.S., Historians Against the War

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