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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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Action Alert Tell Congress: No War With Iran!  

Each day, it seems, the United States moves closer to war with Iran.

Update FCNL’s Vote Recommendations on FY 2020 Funding Measure 

(Updated June 19, 2019)

This week the U.S. House of Representatives is moving a $1 trillion spending package to fund key federal departments and agencies. In the process of debating and voting on the measure, Members of Congress will be considering multiple amendments.

Letter 62 Organizations Urge Congress to Prevent War with Iran 

FCNL signed a letter with 61 partner organizations asking Congress to stop the march to war with Iran.

Support FCNL Threatening War with Iran 

Can you help support our work to prevent war with Iran by donating today? Your gift before June 30 will be matched dollar for dollar up to $145,000.

With warships on their way to the Persian Gulf and the White House reviewing plans to send as many as 120,000 troops to the Middle East, the United States is setting up the possibility of war with Iran.

Letter 45 Groups Urge Congress to End U.S. Support for War in Yemen 

On June 3, FCNL joined 45 advocacy groups in sending a letter to Congress calling for an end to U.S. participation in the Saudi-UAE coalition's war in Yemen. during consideration of the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and Defense Appropriations bills.

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