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Manufactured Crisis: The Untold Story of the Iran Nuclear Scare

When: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Cambridge Friends Meeting • 5 Longfellow Park (off Brattle St) • Harvard T • Cambridge

Gareth PorterInvestigative journalist Gareth Porter will unravel the whole web of lies and fabrications out of which the U.S. and Israeli governments have constructed their "story" about Iran's lengthy and active pursuit of a clandestine nuclear weapons program. 

Gareth Porter's book "Manufactured Crisis: The Untold Story of the Iran Nuclear Scare" has just been published by Just World Books. In the book, Gareth The book pulls together the results of several years of his work on this topic. The books will be on sale at the event.

With Iran's negotiations with the P5+1 over the final-status nuclear agreement now moving into full gear, it's a great time for everyone to understand exactly how this crisis got pumped up as much as it was, for so many years (and we're not out of the woods on it yet, either... ). 

As Gareth argued in this piece in Truthout on February 26, which contains material excerpted from the book, one large part of the "evidence"-- the so-called "laptop documents" disclosed in late 2004-- came from a source whom Germany's BND considered no more reliable than their own "Curveball" of Iraq war-mongering infamy.

Watch a 30-minute video of Gareth's February talk in New York:

Sponsored by Massachusetts Peace ActionAmerican Friends Service Committee and Jewish Voice for Peace.

Talks by Gareth Porter

March 25, Northampton: Broadside Books, 247 Main St., 7pm.  Sponsored by AFSC Western MA

March 26, MIT: 1 Amherst St., room E40-496 (Lucian Pye Conference Room). 12 noon- 1:30 pm.   A seminar sponsored by the Center for International Studies; light lunch served.

March 26, Walpole: Public Library, 43 School St., 7pm. Sponsored by Walpole Peace & Justice Group

March 27, Fall River: Bristol Community College, 11am.  Jackson Arts Center, room H209/H210.  Sponsored by Multicultural Students.

March 27, Cambridge: Friends Meeting, 5 Longfellow Park, 7pm

March 29, WZBC 90.3 FM (Newton)Hear Gareth on "Sounds of Dissent", 11am-1pm

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