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When crises break out in the Middle East, the U.S. too often turns to violence first. FCNL lobbies for nonviolent engagement in the Middle East to prevent, de-escalate and resolve longstanding conflicts. Political grievances contribute to instability and violence, so lasting peace in the region will require engagement with all stakeholders.

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Background FCNL: Congress Needs to Stop the President's Unlawful Escalation in Syria 

President Trump’s unlawful attack on Syria will not stop the death and destruction that has ravaged the country and risks an even more catastrophic widening of the war. Congress needs to immediately vote to stop further escalation of the U.S. war in Syria and insist that the Trump administration commit to a crisis-ending political settlement, which no barrage of Tomahawk missiles can secure.

Advocacy Resource Update: 88 Reps Tell Trump to Seek Authorization Before Further Escalation in Syria 

88 representatives signed letter to President Trump urging him to seek authorization from Congress before further U.S. military escalation in Syria

UPDATE: Thanks for all who called your reps to sign on! Eighty-eight members of Congress signed the Lofgren-Amash-Lee-Massie letter to President Trump, urging him to seek authorization before further escalation in Syria.

Statement Right of Refugees, Right to Demonstrate Peacefully, Right to Dignity 

A Statement of US Churches and Christian Agencies on Gaza

FCNL has joined other faith-based organizations in condemning the Israeli government’s recent violence against Palestinian civilians.

Background Members of Congress Demand Vote on Syria War 

We applaud members of Congress of both parties for calling for a constitutionally-mandated debate and vote on use of force in Syria.

Statement FCNL: Horrors in Syria Demand Diplomatic Action and De-Escalation 

FCNL urges Congress to take two important steps to end the Syrian crisis: press the Trump administration to immediately undertake robust diplomatic negotiations and vote to stop the United States from widening this devastating war.

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