By the end of September, the House and Senate are expected to conference their respective versions of the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 2500 and S.1790). As they do so, Win Without War has sent a letter to the relevant Congressional decision-makers regarding our priorities. Below are some of the highlights. You can also see the full 7-page letter here!
Preventing a U.S. attack on Iran and supporting U.S. diplomacy with Iran
For more than two years, the United States has taken one reckless action after another—from violating the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action and imposing crippling economic sanctions that hurt ordinary Iranians to taking the unprecedented step of designating parts of Iran’s military as terrorists and sanctioning Iran’s top diplomat. All of these actions put us one step closer to another disastrous war of choice in the Middle East that analysts say would dwarf the cost of the 2003 Iraq invasion in both blood and treasure.