Afghanistan, Islamophobia and the War on Terror

Charles Peterson, student from the University of Massachusetts, gave this workshop on “Afghanistan, Islamophobia and the War on Terror” at the Campus Antiwar Network’s 5th Anniversary Summit at the University of Wisconsin/Madison from October 19-21. (23:42 minutes)[googlevideo][/googlevideo]

Delegates and guests from more than 20 schools across the country converged at the University of Wisconsin-Madison October 19-21 for the Fifth Anniversary Summit of the Campus Antiwar Network. Opening remarks from New Left Review editor Tariq Ali kicked off the weekend. Educational and organizational workshops and discussions on Saturday culminated with the evening plenary featuring Camilo Mejía, chairman-elect of the Board of Iraq Veterans Against the War. On Sunday, resolutions and points of unity were debated and decided in the voting portion of the summit.

For more information on the Summit and the Campus Antiwar Network, see

More video is coming: the evening key note speech by Camilo Mejia, chair elect of the Board of Iraq Veterans Against the War, with Liam Madden, president of the Boston chapter of IVAW. See for more information.

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