Archive for September, 2007

Veterans on Ending the War Against Iraq

Monday, September 17th, 2007

Iraq Veterans Against the War members Kelly Dougherty, Garett Reppenhagen, Camilo Mejía, Chanan Suárez Diaz and Martin Smith spoke on IVAW’s strategy to end the war against Iraq at the Socialism 2007 conference in Chicago on June 16.

Kelly Dougherty (20:42 minutes)

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nv6vnxdpp7A[/youtube]

Garett Reppenhagen (11:42 minutes)

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=keKbzz2JKDU[/youtube]

Camilo Mejia (17:53 minutes)

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2q290evMczw[/youtube]

Chanan Suárez Diaz (17:37)

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uR_WPHrTDFI[/youtube]

Martin Smith (13:17 minutes)

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MdlOUSd_PUs[/youtube]

These talks started off a 2-part, 3 hour Roundtable – Iraq: the Soldiers’ Rebellion – by IVAW veterans. All recounted their personal stories of their military experience and how they became part of the veterans’ antiwar movement. (more…)