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Resources from Facing the Dangers of 21st Century Great Power War: A Conference on the Centenary of World War I

Resources from Facing the Dangers of 21st Century Great Power War: A Conference on the Centenary of World War I

On May 3, 2014, peace and justice activists gathered to mark the 100 year anniversary of World War I, and to explore the state of peace, war, and international affairs today. The conference featured esteemed speakers from organizations and universities around the world.

Here are some videos of much of the conference proceedings below, which include Question and Answers as well:

Copies of many of the talks from the conference, as well as other relevant (and useful!) documents, are available for download below.

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Asia-Pacific pivot: a futile campaign to reinforce U.S. hegemony

In January, 2011, then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced a major U.S. foreign and military policy initiative: the diplomatic, economic and military pivot to Asia and the Pacific. This speech on the pivot by Joseph Gerson of AFSC’s Peace and Economic Security Program was prepared to help build peace movement capabilities to prevent war and to build shared security solutions to Asia-Pacific tensions.

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Conference Speakers and Agenda : Facing the Dangers of 21st Century Great Power War

Speakers and Chairs include: Akira Kawasaki, Alicia Godsberg, Anderw Lichterman, Arielle Denis,  David Webb, Emira Woods, Erhard Crome,      Götz Nuneck, Irene Gendzier, Jacqueline Carasso, John Borroughs, Joseph Gerson, Judith LeBlanc, Lisa Clark, M. V. Romana, Michael Klare, Paul Lanso, Paul Walker, Reiner Braun, and Zia Mian.