Today is the International Day of Peace. Let's mark it by striving to end a war before that war enters its 18th year.
We can remind President Trump what Candidate Trump said:
"Let's get out of Afghanistan. Our troops are being killed by the Afghans we train and we waste billions there. Nonsense! Rebuild the USA."
Click here to read and sign a letter that we'll be delivering to the White House on October 2.
Instead of keeping the above campaign promise, Trump has thus far increased the U.S. presence in Afghanistan -- with nothing helpful to show for it.
This is just what President Obama did, although he did it on a much larger scale.
Whether you choose to blame presidents or their advisors, or the Congresses that let them get away with it, what's needed is a public demand. Will you help us raise it?
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