FORUM ON YEMEN, DRONES, GUANTÁNAMO ADDRESSES AMERICAN CONCERNS OVER NSA, OBAMA SECURITY OVER-REACH, WED., 7/31/13
[Monday July 29, 2013, Los Angeles]-On Wed., July 31, 6:30 pm the Levantine Cultural Center will present Citizen Diplomacy: A Forum on Yemen, Guantánamo, Drones & Spying. Speakers include CODEPINK co-founder and author Jodie Evans, who just returned from a peace mission to Yemen; and constitutional lawyer and head of the ACLU Foundation of Southern California, Steve Rohde.
L.A.'s "Progressive Conversations" series presents a public forum on Yemen featuring Will Picard from the Yemen Peace Project, Sunday, July 22, 4 pm at the Levantine Cultural Center. As the Republic of Yemen and its citizens face multiple revolutionary movements and political conflicts, the United States opens a new front in its global war on terror. Analyst and activist William Picard, just back from another trip to Yemen, explains this complex confluence of foreign policy and local crises, and what it means for the people of Yemen and the US.