Matthew Hoh is the Director of the Afghanistan Study Group and a former US Marine and State Department employee who resigned in protest of the war in Afghanistan. Zaher Wahab is a Professor of Education at the Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Educaton and Counseling; he was born in Afghanistan and spends four months of each year there training teachers, advising and studying education in the environment of war and occupation. Matthew Hoh and Zaher Wahab spoke in Portland, Oregon, on June 29, 2011. Their speaking tour was organized by Peace Action West. Their Portland talk was co-sponsored by a number of local peace and social justice organizations.