[pjw] EVENT UPDATE: "The US and NATO's 'Pivot to Asia' and Other Threats to Peace" Mon June 20, 2022 7 PM
Peace and Justice Works
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Tue May 24 16:47:10 EDT 2022
Quick update: originally scheduled event host Ani Raven Haines is now
unable to make the June 20 livestream, but we are lucky to have another
local media personality-- Jenka Soderberg-- to host instead! Below is the
updated announcement which can be found at
And the flyer has also been updated; see
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peace and justice works iraq affinity group
"The US and NATO's 'Pivot to Asia'
and Other Threats to Peace"
an evening with Col. Ann Wright (retired)
Monday, June 20, 2022 7:00 PM PDT
live stream at youtube.com/peaceandjusticeworks
Col. Ann Wright, a former Army officer and state department official
who quit her job in protest of the 2003 invasion of Iraq, will speak on
a livestream hosted by Portland area peace groups on Monday, June 20 at
7:00 PM Pacific Time. Col. Wright's talk is titled "The US and NATO's
'Pivot to Asia' and Other Threats to Peace" and will be followed by a
question and answer period hosted by local media personality Jenka
In addition to addressing the United States' military shift from the
"Middle East" to the western Pacific (particularly China and Korea),
and the ongoing neglect of Hawai'i (the 50th state) and the US military
bases there, Col. Wright will address other issues related to US
foreign and domestic policy. These include Russia's invasion of
Ukraine, the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories, the
environmental impact of militarism, and of course, the US invasion and
occupation of Iraq. Instructions for participating in the Q&A period
following Col. Wright's presentation will be posted at the time of the
event, which will be livestreamed on YouTube at
youtube.com/peaceandjusticeworks. The presentation is coordinated by
Peace and Justice Works Iraq Affinity Group.
For more information, or if your group would like to cosponsor or
endorse this event, contact Peace and Justice Works at 503-236-3065 or
iraq at pjw.info.
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