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.

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Karin Dahl
Kathleen Burke
Raymond Smith
Elaine Hencke Hencke
Dennis Ledden
Selma Sternlieb
Bodil Heino
Barbara Mrozek
Kathy Chadwell
David Koenig
Carolyn Dixon
E. Scott Royce
Pamela Scott
Maree Minter
Denise Chesna
James Lamont
Deborah Ebel
Kristen Rieger
Jovita Harrah
Kormendi Kormendi
Alice Bowron
todd capling
Arline Taylor
Frances Goff
Sayrah Namaste
Felicity Figueroa
Marian evans
William Fast
Frank Sherman
Terry Hokenson
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  • Karin Dahl
    signed 2016-04-30 10:17:18 -0400
  • Kathleen Burke
    signed 2016-04-30 09:56:08 -0400
  • Raymond Smith
    signed 2016-04-30 09:53:26 -0400
  • Elaine Hencke Hencke
    signed 2016-04-30 09:39:24 -0400
  • Dennis Ledden
    signed 2016-04-30 09:25:54 -0400
  • Selma Sternlieb
    signed 2016-04-30 09:16:40 -0400
  • Bodil Heino
    signed 2016-04-30 08:33:50 -0400
    Bodil Heino
  • Barbara Mrozek
    signed 2016-04-30 06:40:32 -0400
    Stop the “continuing war” philosophy ! The US government upports the armaments industry and contract troops, while sucking the American people and economy dry.
  • Kathy Chadwell
    signed via 2016-04-30 06:38:38 -0400
    First off we don’t belong there. Second like I said when I called the white house last year to complain,, most of the rebel fighters are Al-Qaeda. You will send our troops to their deaths because they will have a target on their fronts AND THEIR BACKS. Third,,, it is against International laws to attack another country for regime change. No matter how you try to spin it you are doing just that.
  • David Koenig
    signed 2016-04-30 05:47:45 -0400
  • Carolyn Dixon
    signed 2016-04-30 05:15:40 -0400
    Carolyn Dixon
  • E. Scott Royce
    signed 2016-04-30 05:10:40 -0400
  • Pamela Scott
    signed 2016-04-30 03:07:26 -0400
    Pamela Scott
  • Maree Minter
    signed 2016-04-30 02:44:27 -0400
  • Denise Chesna
    signed via 2016-04-30 02:13:44 -0400
    Denise Chesna
  • James Lamont
    signed 2016-04-30 00:59:10 -0400
  • Deborah Ebel
    signed 2016-04-30 00:57:40 -0400
  • Kristen Rieger
    signed 2016-04-30 00:56:48 -0400
  • Jovita Harrah
    signed 2016-04-30 00:43:27 -0400
    Mr. President: it is time to meet those campaign promised to end the wars the US is making in the Middle East. It is time to use the trillions of taxpayers money to benefit American citizens.

    Leave the Syrians aone and stop the devestation of their country and the killing of its people.

    It is time…..to act as a human being and not as a barbarian.
  • Kormendi Kormendi
    signed 2016-04-30 00:42:31 -0400
  • Alice Bowron
    signed 2016-04-30 00:26:20 -0400
    This is a disastrous policy.
  • todd capling
    signed 2016-04-30 00:19:57 -0400
    todd s capling
  • Arline Taylor
    signed 2016-04-29 23:33:22 -0400
    War only makes more War.

    CEASEFIRE
  • Frances Goff
    signed 2016-04-29 23:00:22 -0400
    Mr. President, you were on the right side of this . . . until now.
  • Sayrah Namaste
    signed 2016-04-29 22:56:54 -0400
  • Felicity Figueroa
    signed 2016-04-29 22:56:35 -0400
    Felicity Figueroa
  • Marian evans
    signed 2016-04-29 22:55:14 -0400
  • William Fast
    signed 2016-04-29 22:52:58 -0400
  • Frank Sherman
    signed 2016-04-29 22:38:49 -0400
  • Terry Hokenson
    signed 2016-04-29 22:35:06 -0400
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