Dear Supporter of a Just Foreign Policy,
The US House of Representatives is considering a new resolution1 that would effectively demand a blockade against Iran – an act that would be widely seen as an act of war and would invite Iranian retaliation, possibly leading us into a shooting war.
Over the last three weeks, 77 House Democrats and 92 Republicans have agreed to cosponsor this resolution, but we think many do not realize its dangerous implications. Can you ask your Representative not to support this dangerous step toward war with Iran?
This resolution demands that President Bush “initiate an international effort” to impose a land, sea, and air blockade on Iran to prevent it from importing gasoline and to inspect all cargo entering or leaving Iran. Such a blockade imposed without United Nations authority (which the resolut… >>>