15 National Organizations Urge Support Of Merkley Afghanistan Amendment To NDAA
November 20, 2013
We urge you to support Amendment 2343 to the National Defense Authorization Act, sponsored by Senators Merkley (D-OR), Paul (R-KY), Lee (R-UT), Manchin (D-WV), Wyden (D-OR), Harkin (D-IA), Tester (D-MT), and Begich (D-AK). This measure urges explicit congressional authorization if U.S. troops are to remain in Afghanistan after December 2014.
In his first term, President Obama pledged to end the U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan by December 2014. However, there have been numerous reports that several thousand or more troops will remain in Afghanistan beyond that date....
Center for International Policy
Council for a Livable World
Fellowship of Reconciliation
Friends Committee on National Legislation
Just Foreign Policy
Peace Action West
United for Peace and Justice
Win Without War
Women’s Action for New Directions