Anniversary of Iraq war

Iraq's legacy a decade later

This op-ed by Peter Lems appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer on March 19, 2013.

What is the legacy of the Iraq war?

Is it the staggering number of lives lost? The trillions of dollars added to the national debt? The precedent of invading a country and overthrowing a government to bolster U.S. interests?

Celebration of Nonviolence

Saturday, March 19, 2011 - 9:30am - 11:00pm

The Annual Meeting of the Center for Nonviolent Solutions will include the keynote presentation of Dr. David Adams, the Director of the International Year for the Culture of Peace at UNESCO, Dr. Adams was responsible for mobilization including the Manifesto 2000, a document signed by over 75 million people around the world. Following a career as Professor of Psychology for 23 years at Wesleyan University, he had come to UNESCO in 1992 to develop the Culture of Peace Programme as a supplement and alternative to military peacekeeping operations.

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