The Madison-Rafah Sister City Project

November 29, 2023
Webinar: Stopping the Cycle of Violence in the Middle East

Stopping the Cycle of Violence in the Middle East: A Teach-in for Action

Nov 29, 2023 07:30 PM CT
In the face of Israel’s U.S.-supported genocidal attacks in Gaza, resulting in over 10,000 deaths so far, including thousands of children, the threat of a wider regional conflict is undeniable. These attacks coincide with U.S.-Saudi “security” negotiations, potentially involving military support, with the hope of normalizing Saudi-Israel relations.
What’s most alarming is Saudi Arabia’s request for uranium enrichment—a grave concern given its openness to seeking nuclear weapons if Iran pursues them.
American political leaders have consistently amplified a Iranian nuclear threat, potentially as a pretext for military action against Iran, while Israel, which has its own nuclear arsenal, has been a prominent advocate of this narrative. Preventing the introduction of another nuclear dimension into this already tragic Gaza conflict is paramount and should be most urgent.
Please plan to hear our upcoming virtual panel, featuring experts from Palestine, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Iran, and dedicated peace organizers. Gain crucial insights into the ongoing crisis and the Middle East’s political landscape.
Experts on the Middle East and U.S. foreign policy include:
* Huwaida Arraf, Co-Founder of the International Solidarity Movement
* Sunjeev Bery, Executive Director of Freedom Forward
* Dr. Aisha Jumaan, Founder and President of Yemen Relief and Reconstruction Foundation
* Emma Claire Foley, Project Coordinator with Defuse Nuclear War
Following expert perspectives, we’ll provide you with practical tools and ways to engage in local and national actions. Your involvement can help prevent the dangerous escalation of this situation.
We look forward to seeing you there.






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