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Win Without War coalition statement on the Senate Saudi arms deal vote

 

The Win Without War coalition released the following statement by Director, Stephen Miles, in response to today’s vote in the Senate on a resolution expressing disapproval of a proposed foreign military sale to Saudi Arabia:

The United States is at its best when it is a global leader in defending human rights, and that commitment must include holding its allies accountable for their actions as well.

Today’s vote should also be the beginning, not the end, of a larger debate involving America’s involvement in the war in Yemen, where a Saudi-led military campaign has resulted in thousands of civilian deaths.

Both Congress and the White House should build on this vote and shift from a policy that fuels war toward one that builds peace, protects Yemeni civilians, and strengthens America’s security.

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Speaker Paul Ryan blocks debate on endless war

  Win Without War Director Stephen Miles issued the following statement in response to House Speaker Paul Ryan stripping an amendment to repeal the 2001 Authorization for the Use of Military Force from a House spending bill: It is the height of irresponsibility that House Speaker Paul Rya[...]