An awful lot of Congresscritters think dragging the United States into another Middle East war would be just yummy. Or so their attempt to prevent meaningful talks with Iran about reducing tensions would suggest. WarTimes explains succinctly:
Senators from both parties need to hear from their constituents. Here's a handy petition.
Fortunately, the Obama administration seems rather proud of its cautious initiative in the direction of peace. And it is pushing back against the war hawks.
There's little doubt that the people of the United States have had enough of faraway wars for obscure purposes that do nothing for our well-being and security. War opponents are not just coastal liberals. Check out this from Oklahoma City's Red Dirt Report:
|Members of Americans Against the Next War (AANW) in downtown Oklahoma City urge their Senators Coburn and Imhofe not to push for Iran sanctions while talks continue. Liz Burleson photo.|