you to everyone who marched and stood vigil in Washington, DC and
your communities to mark two grim milestones
-- the 5th anniversary of the war
and the 4,000th US soldier killed in Iraq.
We are grateful for your continuing and tireless commitment to creating
reeling from these milestones and the renewed violence in Iraq,
we must do all we can to stop an invasion of Iran. We lost an important
voice when Admiral William "Fox" Fallon, head of the US
Central Command and responsible for the overall military strategy
in the Middle East, resigned as of the end of March. Fallon reportedly
left his position because he lost faith in the civilians leading
our military, and especially over whether a military attack on Iran
should be pursued.
who has graciously met with CODEPINK
to discuss the Iraq war, was opposed to the surge in Iraq and urged
President Bush to avoid war with Iran.
He stated that he wouldn't let a war with Iran happen "on his
that he is no longer officially "on watch," we need to
keep his voice and wisdom alive in Washington.
Bush Administration will not allow Admiral Fallon to testify before
Congress in April; it only wants Congress to hear the voice of General
Petraeus-the "feel good" military man who says the surge
This is a travesty. Congress needs the perspective that
Fallon's deep and reasoned knowledge of the situation in the Middle
East brings. During a time when military endeavors in both Afghanistan
and Iraq have failed miserably, we can't afford
to let our President start a third catastrophe in Iran.
call Senator Biden (202-224-4651)or
email the Foreign Relations
Committee today to urge them to have Fallon testify.
you for helping to bring reason and experience to our failed foreign
Dana, Desiree, Farida, Gael, Gayle, Jodie, Liz,
Medea, Nancy, Rae, and Tighe
For pictures and videos of our Five Years
Too Many actions, click
here. Also, check out all the press coverage we received
P.P.S. If you can’t join
us in New Orleans for V to the 10th, you can still
support the CODEPINK
V garden we are planting in the 9th ward.