No More Troops to Syria!

In September 2014, President Obama reassured the world that "I will not put American boots on the ground in Syria," saying the move would be a "profound mistake." He made this promise 15 more times to the American people, yet just a few days ago the President announced the deployment of 250 troops to Syria indefinitely.  

The American people are now expected to foot an astounding $375 million bill just to train the 250 Special Forces troops headed to Syria. The U.S. government should spend fewer resources on ground forces, and more on supporting peace talks and providing humanitarian assistance to the millions of Syrian people who are besieged, internally displaced, or refugees in other countries.

We the undersigned call on President Obama to keep his promise not to send troops into Syria and instead use diplomacy and peaceful processes to help bring the civil war to an end. Additionally, we ask that the $375 million that would have been used to further violence and war in Syria instead be used to provide aid for the millions of Syrians who have been displaced or sought refuge in other countries.

Who's signing

Jon Anderholm
Mr. Keith Horne
Kim Jacobs
KLaus Steinbrecher
Tamara Lorincz
Ronald Krieg
Patricia Bergh
Tom Nieland
cynthia molinero
Pierre Prud'homme
Erica Stanojevic
nasreen asvat
David Busey
Joe Salazar
Jack Amala
Brian Quirk
Sibyll Gilbert
Robert Nicole
Stephen Smith
Janet Moran
fMabel Leon
satya vayu
John Rohrer
babette bruton
Sergio Atallah
Ed Perry
Terrence Cummings
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Comments

  • Jon Anderholm
    signed 2016-05-03 23:25:53 -0400
  • Mr. Keith Horne
    signed 2016-05-03 22:28:39 -0400
    Another thing. Stop the Air Force CHEMING ME BRO.
  • Kim Jacobs
    signed 2016-05-03 20:50:14 -0400
  • KLaus Steinbrecher
    signed 2016-05-03 19:33:40 -0400
  • Tamara Lorincz
    signed 2016-05-03 19:22:35 -0400
    US (and the UK and Canada) out of the Middle East!
  • Ronald Krieg
    signed 2016-05-03 18:59:53 -0400
  • Patricia Bergh
    signed 2016-05-03 16:59:19 -0400
  • Tom Nieland
    signed 2016-05-03 16:09:00 -0400
    Stop promoting more war and antagonism toward USA!
  • cynthia molinero
    signed 2016-05-03 15:58:25 -0400
  • Pierre Prud'homme
    signed 2016-05-03 15:42:28 -0400
    Peace please for Syriens. Peace!
  • Erica Stanojevic
    signed 2016-05-03 12:39:44 -0400
    Erica Stanojevic
  • nasreen asvat
    signed 2016-05-03 02:07:41 -0400
    nasreen asvat
  • David Busey
    signed 2016-05-03 01:11:06 -0400
    Too much US foreign policy nowadays seems to be based on the slogan: “War is the solution.” We should be as tough as possible on international bad actors without so often turning to violence.
  • Joe Salazar
    signed 2016-05-03 00:54:48 -0400
  • Jack Amala
    signed 2016-05-03 00:43:49 -0400
  • Brian Quirk
    signed 2016-05-02 23:00:07 -0400
    Don’t help Russia bomb hospitals
  • Sibyll Gilbert
    signed 2016-05-02 21:21:18 -0400
    Putin announced that Russia will pull out of the war. Why are we escalating?
  • Robert Nicole
    signed 2016-05-02 21:03:47 -0400
  • Stephen Smith
    signed 2016-05-02 20:57:01 -0400
    Stephen Smith
  • Janet Moran
    signed 2016-05-02 20:35:12 -0400
  • Mabel Leon
    posted about this on Facebook 2016-05-02 20:22:45 -0400
    Tell @POTUS @BarackObama: Keep your promise! No troops to Syria! SIGN THE PETITION & RT! via @codepink
  • fMabel Leon
    signed 2016-05-02 20:22:04 -0400
  • satya vayu
    signed 2016-05-02 19:06:38 -0400
  • John Rohrer
    signed 2016-05-02 18:20:18 -0400
  • babette bruton
    signed 2016-05-02 17:44:27 -0400
  • Sergio Atallah
    signed 2016-05-02 16:34:50 -0400
    War is easy and profits the greedy and ethically challenged. Dare to wage peace.
  • Ed Perry
    posted about this on Facebook 2016-05-02 16:21:45 -0400
    Tell @POTUS @BarackObama: Keep your promise! No troops to Syria! SIGN THE PETITION & RT! via @codepink
  • Ed Perry
    @edpgsa tweeted link to this page. 2016-05-02 16:21:41 -0400
    Tell @POTUS @BarackObama: Keep your promise! No troops to Syria! SIGN THE PETITION & RT! via @codepink http://www.codepink.org/no_more_troops_to_syria?recruiter_id=349387
  • Ed Perry
    signed 2016-05-02 16:21:18 -0400
  • Terrence Cummings
    signed 2016-05-02 16:02:24 -0400
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