In a series of talks in the Pacific Northwest, Phyllis Bennis will discuss the intersecting crises of terrorism, war, and refugees, along with the failure of US military strategy, the reasons for Obama’s edition of the ‘global war on terror,’ the origins of ISIS and links to the Iraq war, and what US policy should be in regards to Syria & ISIS.
Phyllis Bennis is a Fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies and of the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam. She writes and speaks widely on US wars and foreign policy and is the author of numerous books including: Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict and Before & After: US Foreign Policy and the War on Terror. She plays a leading role in US and global movements against wars and occupation.
February 2, 2016 — Seattle Town Hall; Seattle, WA
7:30 PM at Downstairs at Town Hall (1119 Eighth Avenue; Enter on Seneca Street)
February 3, 2016 — Bellingham, WA
12:00 PM – Fairhaven College Auditorium at Western Washington University (516 High Street)
3:00 PM – Sure Auditorium at Whatcom Community College (237 W. Kellogg Road)
7:00 PM – Village Books for the Whatcom Peace & Justice Center (1200 11th Street)
February 4, 2016 — The Evergreen State College; Olympia, WA
12:00 PM in the Library Building Lobby (2700 Evergreen Parkway NW)