Tell President Obama and Congress: No War with Iran

Tell President Obama and Congress: No War with Iran

This month marks the tenth anniversary of the United States’ invasion of Iraq. By way of assessment, Jonathan Schell recently wrote that the war created a dangerous precedent, a “change from diplomacy and agreements to force as the means for achieving nonproliferation.” (This is, of course, beyond the massive loss of Iraqi and American lives.)

The current bellicosity toward Iran reflects this dangerous change and threatens to repeat the previous deceptions of the rush to war on Iraq, as we're told about fictitious Iranian weapons of mass destruction—stories just like the ones that led us into Iraq. Most recently, Senators Lindsay Graham and Robert Menendez introduced Senate Resolution 65, which lays the groundwork for the US to offer military aid to Israel in the event of a preemptive strike on Iran.

Ten years after the United States’ invasion of Iraq, it is imperative that we learn the lessons of the war that lead to the deaths of 4,483 US soldiers and hundreds of thousands of Iraqi civilians.

On the anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, join Schell and The Nation in imploring President Obama and Congress to avoid what would be the catastrophic mistake of a war with Iran.

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