Archives for "War in Iraq"

Wednesday

October 18, 2006 2:40 pm

Iraq war veteran to speak

Adam Cote of Sanford, who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom as a member of the Maine Army National Guard, visits Bates College to offer a firsthand account of his time in Iraq at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall.

Wednesday

November 23, 2005 3:08 pm

Bates and Veterans for Peace present Iraq war poetry reading

Poet Brian Turner Brian Turner, author of the Beatrice Hawley Award-winning poetry collection Here Bullet (Alice James Books, 2005), will read from his work at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, in the Benjamin Mays Center, Russell Street, Bates College. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Thursday

October 14, 2004 11:56 am

Panel to discuss Vietnam and Iraq wars

To provide historical perspective on what happened more than three decades ago and what is going on now in the Middle East, a Bates College panel consisting of a Vietnam veteran, a Vietnamese student from Hanoi, a Republican Party student activist, and a former member of Congress and Reagan arms control official will debate the differences and similarities between the Vietnam War and the current conflict in Iraq.

Sunday

May 9, 2004 10:25 am

Bates presents panel on the United States and the Middle East

As a follow-up to a well-attended discussion last month about the United States and Iraq, Bates College presents a panel discussion about the United States and the Middle East at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 13, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend at no charge. For more information, call 207-786-6195.

Tuesday

March 30, 2004 10:57 am

Bates forum to examine U.S. role in Iraq

Four members of the Bates College faculty will lead a forum exploring the U.S. war with Iraq and relations between the two countries at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, Campus Avenue.

Thursday

February 13, 2003 2:09 pm

Majority of Bates students oppose pre-emptive military action in Iraq

International politics came home to Bates Feb. 10 when the Representative Assembly, the college’s student governing body, adopted a resolution condemning preemptive military action in Iraq.

Wednesday

October 23, 2002 9:44 am

Bates panel to discuss U.S. invasion of Iraq

A group of journalists, professors and activists present a panel discussion titled “War, What Is It Good For? Should the United States Invade Iraq,” to be followed by a question-and-answer period, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, in the Benjamin Mays Center, Bates College. The public is invited to attend this event, sponsored by the Bates Democrats, free of charge.

Wednesday

October 9, 2002 3:39 pm

Panel to discuss U.S. invasion of Iraq

A group of journalists, professors and activists present a panel discussion titled “War, What Is It Good For? Should the United States Invade Iraq,” to be followed by a question-and-answer period, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, in the Benjamin Mays Center. The public is invited to attend this event, sponsored by the Bates Democrats, free of charge.

Friday

September 20, 2002 4:09 pm

Brookings Institution analyst says war might be necessary

Michael O’Hanlon, a senior fellow in the foreign policy studies program at the Brookings Institution, told an audience at Bates College on Sept. 19 that war with Iraq might be the only way to forestall Saddam Hussein’s employment of weapons of mass destruction. But O’Hanlon also said during a Great Falls Forum event that such a war would likely be bloodier than the 1991 Gulf War and could lead to a prolonged and costly U.S. occupation of Iraq.

Wednesday

September 11, 2002 3:17 pm

'When the bells tolled, everyone stopped'

On the sunny and dreadful Tuesday that was Sept. 11, 2001, an afternoon Chapel service drew nearly 1,000 members of a Bates College community whose shock and dismay mirrored sentiments around the nation and the world. On the sunny Wednesday that was Sept. 11, 2002, the campus response to that aching memory again reflected the national mood, balanced somewhere between “life goes on” and “things will never be the same.”