“From Beirut to Kabul: War, Occupation, and Resistance”

A TALK BY JOURNALIST NIR ROSEN

Wednesday, November 17, 2010
7 p.m.
The University of Texas at Austin
Thompson Conference Center auditorium (TCC 1.110)
http://www.utexas.edu/maps/main/buildings/tcc.html

TCC is next to the LBJ School at Red River and Dean Keeton.

There is free convenient parking for motorists in the large lots along Red River. http://www.utexas.edu/cee/tcc/img/maps/TCCparkingmMap.pdf

This event, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Palestine Solidarity Committee, International Socialist Organization, Third Coast Activists, the Department of Government, and the School of Journalism.

Nir Rosen is recently back from a six week trip to seven of Iraq’s provinces. He will discuss post civil war Iraq and also his experiences reporting on Sunni-Shiite strife in Lebanon and on the situation in Afghanistan.

BIOGRAPHY:
Born in New York in 1977, Nir Rosen has been reporting from Iraq since April of 2003 and has spent most of the last seven and a half years in Iraq. He recently returned from a trip to seven provinces in the country. He has also reported from Afghanistan, Pakistan, the former Yugoslavia, Somalia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Mexico, Palestine, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Yemen, Turkey and Egypt. He has written for magazines such as The New Yorker, Rolling Stone and most major American publications. He has filmed documentaries. He is a Fellow at the New York University Center on Law and Security. His new book, “Aftermath: Following the Bloodshed of America’s Wars in the Muslim World,” is about occupation, resistance, sectarianism and civil war from Iraq to Lebanon to Afghanistan.
http://www.lawandsecurity.org/about_fellows.cfm

AFTERMATH:
http://aftermathbook.com/

INTERVIEWS, ARTICLES, AND EXCERPTS FROM THE NEW BOOK:
http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2010/08/19/nr.rosen.future.iraq.cnn?iref=allsearch
http://harpers.org/archive/2010/10/hbc-90007749
http://motherjones.com/politics/2010/09/nir-rosen-aftermath-afghanistan
http://www.bostonreview.net/BR35.6/rosen.php
http://www.jadaliyya.com/pages/index/267/aftermath-.-.-.-americas-wars-in-the-middle-east
http://www.jadaliyya.com/pages/index/271/aftermath-.-.-.-americas-wars-in-the-middle-east

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