Emergency Summit to Prevent War with Iran
Saturday, March 10, 2007 – 10AM to 4PM – UC Berkeley
I am on the way to go there. It is intresting to see how these kind of gathering-seminars work and how these are effective on the policy makers. Daniel Ellsberg, who is one most famous anti-war fans is among the quests. I like his piece at in Harper about Iran : "The Next War?"
"As Congress and the mainstream media are distracted by the new troop escalation in Iraq, little attention is given to the much more consequential reality that we may be only a few months, weeks, or even days away from a new and potentially more horrifying war.
At this summit, a wide range of organizations and activists are coming together to take a serious look at how, together, we may be successful in preventing an attack on Iran. See the end of this message for a partial list of organizations that have confirmed their attendance in this summit.
Even though this summit is primarily for organizations and activists, others are also welcome.In the morning session we will hear from one or more experts on the US-Iran standoff.
In the afternoon session we will work on:
Producing more with less: How can we increase the level of collaboration among our organizations?
Power of many: How can we effectively share our experiences and leverage our resources?
Learning from our successes and mistakes: What has been working and what has not?
Sharpening our message: What are some effective talking points?
Formulating a winning strategyThe good news: Why are the chances of success much better now than the pre-Iraq-war time? "Collaborative action plan