Iraq War 11 Years On - What´s the Real Story - Lecture

Aankondiging, gepost door: Critical Collective op 19/03/2014 03:04:48

Waar: Den Haag/ Utrecht, Netherlands
Wanneer: 27/03/2014 - 18:00

A critical talk on the Iraq War focussing on neo-imperialism, including the role of Holland. With former Iraq correspondent and international relations lecturer Ali Al-Jaberi

Iraq War 11 Years On - What´s the REal Story

The US led invasion of Iraq in 2003 and its ongoing aftermath may be remembered as the worst tragedy of the early 21st century. It is estimated Iraq has witnessed over 1 million excess deaths, 4.2 million injured people and 4.5 million refugees since the invasion.

- How may we understand the current situation in Iraq?
- What were the reasons and interest behind the invasion?
- What is the role of oil and multinational corporations?
- What is the role of the Netherlands?
- May we speak of Western neo-imperialism?

Join us for a lecture and lively discussion with Ali Al-jaberi.

Al-Jaberi is a political scientist and lecturer of International Relations. He has worked as a journalist in Iraq.

Location: Institute of Social Studies (ISS) – The Hague
Address: Kortenaerkade 12
Room: Aula B
Date: Thursday, April 3 2014
Time: 19:00 (please be on time)

No registration required.

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This event is brought to you in association with the International Relations Committee of ISS.

This talk is a part of a tour. The lecture will also be held at University College Utrecht (March 27th) and Groningen University (April 29th). E-mail us for details.

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