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Background Greater Middle East 

Since the U.S. overthrow of Iranian Prime Minister Mossadegh in 1952, our nation’s reliance on regime change and militarized approaches to Middle East policy has contributed to growing political instability throughout the region.

Advocacy Resource Love Thy Neighbor 

No Exceptions

Our country is struggling with deep divisions. Amid the blame of and attack on those who are different - in political views, race, religion, country of origin, or sexual orientation - it becomes even more urgent to highlight the value we place in one another. FCNL's #LoveThyNeighbor (No Exceptions) campaign seeks to shift the narrative.

FCNL in the News At One Year Mark, Iran Deal has Already Made World Safer 

FCNL's Kate Gould and Rep. Keith Ellison write: "This week, we celebrate a quiet anniversary – one that’s probably far from most people’s minds. It’s the anniversary of an agreement that’s been a quiet success. A deal that keeps a nuclear weapon out of Iran’s hands, and makes the world a safer place."

Update The Iran Nuclear Deal One Year Later 

One year after the Iran nuclear deal, FCNL's Middle East lobbyist Kate Gould joined Barbara Slavin of the Atlantic Council on a webinar hosted by Women's Action for New Directions to discuss the challenges and successes of the deal's implementation.

Update "America made a momentous decision" 

Rep. Lloyd Doggett on the Iran Deal

On July 12, 2016, Texas Rep. Lloyd Doggett spoke on the House floor in support of the historic U.S.-Iran nuclear deal. He was joined by Reps. Jared Polis (CO) and Earl Blumenauer (OR).

Update Kate Gould and Yasmine Taeb Speak at Netroots Nation 

July 16, 2016 in St. Louis, MO

On Saturday, July 16, FCNL's Human Rights and Civil Liberties lobbyist Yasmine Taeb spoke on a panel with Reps. Keith Ellison (MN) and Jan Schakowsky (IL) at the progressive conference Netroots Nation. FCNL's Middle East lobbyist Kate Gould moderated the panel.

Statement FCNL Applauds Lawmakers' Call for Special Envoy for Palestinian Youth 

Twenty members of Congress, led by Representative Betty McCollum (MN), sent a letter to President Obama calling for the appointment of a Special Envoy for Palestinian Youth, in response to reports of widespread mistreatment of Palestinian minors in Israeli military detention.

Background Gaza Water Crisis 

The United Nations predicts that Gaza is set to run out of drinkable water by the end of 2016. Gaza’s only natural domestic water source, ground water—the Coastal Aquifer—will be 100% contaminated by the end of the year.

Update How Did Your Rep Vote on Endless War? 

War is not working. We know this much as we watch the carnage in Syria, the collapse of Afghanistan, the ongoing consequences of the U.S. invasion of Iraq and the spread of violent extremist attacks.

Update Gaza Is About to Run Out of Water. The U.S. Can Help. 

In Gaza, home to 1.8 million people in an area about the size of Detroit, the only local source of groundwater will be completely contaminated by the end of this year.

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