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The US and turmoil in the Middle East: an update on the latest crises

When: Thursday, August 7, 2014, 4:00 pm
Where: Cambridge Friends Meeting • 5 Longfellow Park • off Brattle St - Harvard T • Cambridge
Firsthand report from Palestine and analysis of Iraq and Syria

Raed JarrarRaed Jarrar, policy impact coordinator for AFSC, was in Jerusalem July 10-17 as Israel launched the attack on Gaza.  Raed will report on his experiences and also focus on analysis of the current situation in Iraq.  The presentation will describe overarching US policy in the Middle East including Syria and Egypt, and how the peace movement can take action.

Jarrar was born and educated in Baghdad and currently lives in Washington D.C.  He has been a leading commentator on the US in Iraq since the invasion of 2003.

sponsored by United for Justice with Peace and cosponsored by Jewish Voice for Peace Boston
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