Coalition Against U.S. Foreign Military Bases Conference [Presentations]

Here is a database for all the presentations at the conference against U.S. foreign military bases on Jan 12-14, 2018 in Baltimore. Organized by the Coalition Against U.S. Foreign Military Bases. Filmed by Other Voices Other Choices.

No Foreign Bases Rally

Ajamu Baraka
Col. Ann Wright
Dr. Margaret Flowers
Medea Benjamin
John Lannon

Conference Presentations

Keynote Speakers:
Ajamu Baraka
Ann Wright

Opening Session: History and Economic Costs of U.S. Foreign Military Bases
David Vine (author of Base Nation: How U.S. Military Bases Overseas Harm America and the World)

Plenary 1: The Environmental and Health Impact of U.S. Foreign Military Bases
Patricia Hayes – US Military Pollution
Pat Elder – US Military Pollution in the Potomac River
Susan Schnall – Agent Orange
Marie Cruz Soto – US Military Pollution in Vieques

Plenary 2: South America / Guantanamo
David Swanson – (Opening) History of US Bases in South America
James Patrick Jordan – US Military in South America
Berta Joubert-Ceci – US Military in Puerto Rico
Cheryl LaBash – US Military in Cuba

Plenary 3: Asia Pacific / Pivot to Asia 
Bernadette Ellorin – Philippines
Will Griffin – Okinawa
Hyun Lee – Korea

Plenary 4: The Middle East: U.S. / NATO Plan
Henry Lowendorf – (Opening) Connect the Dots Between Militarism and Poverty
Medea Benjamin – US Military in the Middle East
Sara Flounders – US Imperialism is a Wounded Predator
Bahman Azad – US Military in the Middle East

Plenary 5: Europe / Expansion of NATO
Ana Rebrii – (Opening) Kiev, Ukraine, and Europe
Phil Wilayto – NATO Expansion and U.S. Plans for Russia
Ray McGovern – Racist U.S. Foreign Policy History
John Lannon – U.S. Military in Ireland and Militarization of EU

Plenary 6: AFRICOM / Invasion of Africa
Ajamu Baraka РWe Must Dismantle Empire (Opening)
Margaret Kimberley – (FB Video) U.S. Military Presence in Africa
Maurice Carney -(FB Video) U.S. Military in Africa and Congo
Netfa Freeman -(FB Video) U.S. Military in Africa and AFRICOM


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