We Need Diplomacy, not a Military Buildup!
As the tensions over the Russian-Ukraine conflict ratchet up, US policy grows more dangerous,
Unfortunately, Democratic leaders in the House and Senate (Rep. Meeks and Senator Menendez) are working on legislation to expedite the shipment of $500 million in weapons to Ukraine and threatening punishing sanctions on Russia, which would only hurt civilians. This belligerent approach contributes to the atmosphere of crisis and diplomatic rigidity.
Call your Congressional Representative and Senators TODAY and let them know you favor serious diplomacy, which lowers tension and that you oppose more military threats by the US and NATO.
Congressional Switchboard: 202-224-3121
Some helpful articles:
Anatol Lieven, “Russia Has Been Warning About Ukraine for Decades.
Russia Has Been Warning About Ukraine for Decades. The West Should Have Listened – Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft
Joseph Gerson, “How the US and NATO Could Settle Dispute Over Ukraine Without War,
Opinion | How the US and NATO Could Settle Dispute Over Ukraine Without War | Joseph Gerson (commondreams.org)
Michael Klare, “A New March of Folly in Europe.”
A New “March of Folly” in Europe: Can It Be Averted? | The Nation
Statement from the American Committee for US-Russia Accord
Statement from The American Committee for US-Russia Accord – American Committee for US-Russia Accord (usrussiaaccord.org)
William Hartung, “As Great Power Tensions Rise It;’ Time to Rethink US Nuclear Policy”
As Great Power Tensions Rise, It’s Time to Rethink U.S. Nuclear Policies (forbes.com)
Statement by Reps. Barbara Lee and Pramila Jayapal, “There is no Military Solution.”
‘There Is No Military Solution’: Jayapal, Lee Demand Diplomacy on Ukraine (commondreams.org)