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Veterans For Peace Encourages Diplomacy Not War

February 24, 2022

Veterans For Peace condemns the invasion of Ukraine. Our mission remains the same. We are committed to a sustainable and just peace. As veterans we know increased violence only fuels extremism. We have watched, and in some cases been firsthand witnesses to how the people of Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Yemen, etc. have had their countries and lives destroyed by U.S. and Russian military involvement.

Category: Position Statement
Tag: Ukraine

U.S. and Russian Women Call for Peace

February 17, 2022

The letter came about through the work of American and Russian women participating in a dialogue and peacebuilding initiative found in 2021 by Women Transforming Our Nuclear Legacy and the American Committee for US-Russia Accord.

Category: Endorsements

100 U.S. Organizations Release Statement Urging Biden “to End the U.S. Role in Escalating” the Ukraine Crisis

February 01, 2022

As organizations representing millions of people in the United States, we call upon President Biden to end the U.S. role in escalating the extremely dangerous tensions with Russia over Ukraine. It is gravely irresponsible for the president to participate in brinkmanship between two nations that possess 90 percent of the world’s nuclear weapons.

Category: Press Release

Drop the Charges and Free Journalist Julian Assange

January 28, 2022

Veterans For Peace calls upon the Biden Administration, specifically Attorney General Merrick Garland and the US Department of Justice, to drop all charges against journalist Julian Assange and ensure his immediate release and freedom.

Meet the Big 5: How the Military-Industrial Complex Controls Politics

January 20, 2022

We talk a lot about the military-industrial complex, but what exactly is it, who makes it up, and why are they so important?

A new coalition groups opposing their local war companies has joined together to form the War Industry Resisters Network, focused on corporate control over US foreign policy.

Category: Uncategorized