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With the end of the Cold War, many dared hope that the scourge of nuclear weapons would be ended once and for all. Yet, today, more than two decades later, the drive to build nuclear weapons by some governments continues, energized in no small part by the policies of the U.S. government.

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Action Alert Breaking: Trump Opens Door for Congress to Sabotage Iran deal  

Today, President Trump set us on a path toward war with Iran. By refusing to certify the Iran deal, he walked away from the diplomatic option with Iran.

Action Alert Iran Nuclear Deal in Danger 

President Trump's escalating threats against diplomacy with Iran and against North Korea are propelling the U.S. toward military confrontations that are reckless, dangerous to U.S. security, and could result in the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people.

Statement FCNL Congratulates ICAN on Nobel Peace Prize 

The Friends Committee on National Legislation congratulates the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) for receiving the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize.

Background Heeding Wise Counsel on North Korea 

In November 1983, Ronald Reagan stood before the Japanese Diet and proclaimed that, “A nuclear war can never be won and must never be fought.” President Reagan went on to assure U.S. allies and the world that “The United States will never walk away from the negotiating table. Peace is too important.”

Background Senate to Vote on Pentagon Spending, Endless War, Police Militarization, and More 

The week of September 11, the Senate will debate its proposal for the National Defense Authorization Act. FCNL is tracking a number of amendments on this military policy bill.

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