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Teach-In on Iraq: A Dialogue on the War


Join American University Patriots for Peace for a teach-in on the war in Iraq on Saturday, March 22nd from 10:30 am - 4:30 pm. Learn about the consequences of failed policies and the case and the means for withdrawal. Take action by participating in an Iraq Veterans Against the War Truth In Recruiting workshop and a brainstorming workshop about how to continue resistance against the war. Contact AUPatriotsforPeace@gmail.com with questions.

Teach-In on Iraq: A Dialogue on the War
Saturday, March 22nd 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
The Tavern, Mary Graydon Center, American University

Time
Event
10:30
Registration
10:45
Introduction
11:00
Panel: The Consequences of Failed Policies
Max Friedman, AU History Professor
Raed Jarrar, Iraq Consultant to the American Friends Service Committee
Phyllis Bennis, Institute for Policy Studies
12:15
Panel: The Logic of Withdrawal
Moderated by AU Professor Peter Kuznick
Tom Andrews, Win Without War Coalition
Ray McGovern, Former CIA Analyst
Lawrence Korb, Center for American Progress
Travis Sharp, Center for Arms Control and Nonproliferation
1:45
Keynote Speaker: Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson,
Former Chief of Staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell
2:15
Free Catered Lunch
2:45
Building an Activist Movement: David Swanson,
Co-founder of AfterDowningStreet.org
3:15
Iraq Veterans Against the War
Truth In Recruiting Workshop
Hear veterans’ stories and learn how to
get involved with counter-recruitment efforts
4:15
Individual and Collective Action Brainstorming Workshop:
Developing a Plan to End the War
5:00
Concluding Remarks

Please RSVP to AUPatriotsforPeace@gmail.com to help us determine how much food to prepare. Include your name, email, and if you’re a vegetarian!

Questions? Email AUPatriotsforPeace@gmail.com

For directions to American University, visit http://www.american.edu/maps/

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