Letter to Administration Offers Alternatives to Military Action in Iraq

Over 50 organizations including FAN, signed a recent letter to president Obama offering lists of alternatives to deal with the situation in Iraq.

"While the dire plight of Iraqi civilians should compel the international community to respond in some way, U.S. military action is not the answer," the 53 clergy, theologians and religious sisters and brothers write in the Aug. 27th open letter.

Because so many factors contributed to the current volatile mix in the Middle East, including past U.S. political and military campaigns in the region, we urge a peaceful resolution with political leaders.

You can read a full copy of the letter below.