The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) PA Racial Justice Through Human Rights youth group has spent a great deal of time considering this issue. Why a trillion dollars? That is how much was spent on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Money that was not available to us for domestic needs.
How do we evaluate the legacy of nine years of war in Iraq and prevent our repeating mistakes in Iran and elsewhere?
First steps are facing the truth about how the U.S. public was manipulated and frightened into accepting war and the truth about the devastation the war has wrought for Iraq and the U.S.
Hear a panel speak about the human, economic and political impacts of the Iraq war on Iraq and the U.S., analysis of U.S. Iran relations and how lessons from Iraq can guide U.S. Iran policy.
Panel members include:
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