NO WAR WITH IRAN - CALL TO ACTION JULY 19-21
Responding to the renewed threats of a U.S./Israeli
attack on Iran before President Bush leaves office, United for Peace and Justice
calls for coordinated Days of Action across the United States on July 19-21. Now
is the time to speak out against any U.S./Israeli military attack on
U.S. officials say Israel is mounting a "full court press" to get
the Bush administration to strike Iran's nuclear complex, CBS News reports. In
The New Yorker, Seymour Hersh reports that congressional leaders agreed last
year to fund a major escalation of covert operations against Iran. New York
Newsday and the Seattle-Post Intelligencer warn that Congress is considering a
resolution promoted by AIPAC (American Israel Public Affairs Committee) that
would effectively endorse a naval blockade of Iran, an act of war.
Voices in the
U.S. calling for real diplomacy and negotiations with Iran are being silenced.
Few people in this country know Iran has an offer on the table for comprehensive
negotiations with the United States that could resolve the nuclear stand-off and
other issues. Nor do they know that talks with Iran without preconditions are supported by independent experts like Thomas Pickering, the
U.S. Ambassador to the UN during the first Bush administration.
counter the renewed threats of military action, we are calling for National Days
of Coordinated Action against war with Iran on July 19-21,