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Don’t Go Back to Iraq!
Five Steps the U.S. Can Take
Resources to Inform Yourself

By , June 20, 2014.
http://fpif.org/wars-begin-can-stopped/

This is how wars begin:

Barack Obama says we’re not going back to Iraq. “American forces will not be returning to combat in Iraq,” he said on June 19th, “but we will help Iraqis as they take the fight to terrorists who threaten the Iraqi people, the region, and American interests as well.”

The White House says it’s “only” sending 275 soldiers to protect the embassy, it’s only sending 300 Special Forces, they’re only “advisers” There’s only one aircraft carrier in the region, they say, and a few other warships. They’re considering missile strikes but they[re not going to send ground troops.
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Action Alert: Tell President Obama:
Don’t Add Fuel to the Fire in Iraq!

Action Alert: Tell President Obama:
Don’t Add Fuel to the Fire in Iraq!

Some in Congress and the media are calling for U.S. military intervention in the Iraq crisis.
U.S. air or drone strikes, increased arms transfers and deployment of U.S. troops as “trainers” will only make matters worse.
Have they learned nothing?

Please take action to let the president know that more war is not the answer.
Use this template for a letter to the President which you can personalize to give your letter a stronger impact.

Stay informed!
Check out this post by Juan Cole and also this article by David Cortwright.

 

Supporting Diplomacy With Iran —
Which Way … War or Peace??

What’s going on in the negotiations with Iran?

Learn about progress that’s been made

See Highlights Part One and Part Two (Q & A) from our recent Forum with Professors Ervand Abrahamian and Carolyn Eisenberg on YouTube (28 min)

Also see Gareth Porter speaking on “Manufactured Crisis: The Untold Story of the Iran Nuclear Scare”
See quotes from U.S. and Israeli officials in support of the negotiations.

See more resources from the Friends Committee on National Legislation.

Join Brooklyn For Peace in signing the Open Letter to our elected officials.
Click here for complete text, and to add your signature.
Help reach our goal of 1000 signatures!
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Medea Benjamin – Pathmaker To Peace

May 2, 2014

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BFP Vice-Chair Carolyn Rusti Eisenberg presents
the
Pathmakers To Peace award to courageous peace and human rights activist Medea Benjamin.

Did you miss it?
See it on YouTube
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Give Peace a Chance!
Brooklynites Speak Out:
For Diplomacy, Not War with Iran!
Money for Schools, Not for War!

See coverage in Brooklyn Downtown Star, April 17, 2014.
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New Yorkers gathered together on Saturday, April 12 for a Peace Rally and Walk that was held by Brooklyn For Peace and 23 other co-sponsoring organizations in front of the borough’s Central Library at Grand Army Plaza. “Give Peace a Chance!” was the rallying cry. Ralliers carried signs calling for “Diplomacy Not War With Iran!” “Use our taxes for schools, NOT for war!”: Trillions $$$ for wars….leaves pennies for schools, jobs, and health care!” The event was part of the Global Day of Action Against Military Spending
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2 Brooklyn Reps Support Diplomacy with Iran;
Others Stay Mute: Call YOUR Rep!

Sanctions bill S 1881 has been stopped in the Senate as a result of grassroots pressure.
(See below for info on this bill, and on the negotiations for a nuclear deal with Iran.)

However, AIPAC will certainly continue its effort to sabotage diplomacy with Iran by turning its attention to the House.
In an effort to avert this, a letter was circulated among House members expressing support for diplomacy and opposing new legislation that would impede it.

This letter was made public on Wed Feb 12 with 104 signers.

From Brooklyn, Reps Clarke and Velazquez are signatories.
Jeffries, Maloney, Nadler, and Grimm did not sign.
Our elected officials need to know we’re watching,
and that we demand their support for peaceful solutions.

Please take a few minutes to call your Representative.
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