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CVA on potential drawdown of troops from Afghanistan

ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Executive Director Nate Anderson issued the following statement upon reports of the potential withdrawal of roughly 4,000 troops from Afghanistan:   “President Trump has been right in the past to call for a U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, and bringing 4,000 troops home to their families is an important step toward that… Read more »

CVA Statement on FY2020 NDAA Conference Report

Veterans group criticizes NDAA for passing the buck on war and peace   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America Executive Director Nate Anderson issued the following statement in response to the FY2020 NDAA Conference Report: “For too long, Congress has abandoned its duty to approve sending Americans to war. Unfortunately, this NDAA does nothing to restore… Read more »

CVA Statement on House hearing: “U.S. Policy in Syria and the Broader Region”

ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America Senior Advisor Dan Caldwell issued the following statement ahead of the House Armed Services Committee Hearing on U.S. policy in Syria:   “A continued American presence in Syria would do more harm than good. We have accomplished our primary objective of intervention in Syria by destroying ISIS’s territorial caliphate, and… Read more »

CVA on ‘Lessons Learned’ interviews

Veterans group responds to report showing ‘U.S. officials failed to tell the truth about the war in Afghanistan throughout the 18-year campaign’   ARLINGTON, Va.—In response to a bombshell investigative report from the Washington Post showing “senior U.S. officials failed to tell the truth about the war in Afghanistan throughout the 18-year campaign, making rosy… Read more »

CVA: Leaving troops in Syria not in our national interest

  ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America senior adviser Dan Caldwell issued the following statement in response to reports of the president leaving American troops in Syria: “President Trump was right to withdraw our troops from Northern Syria and he should follow through with his promised full withdrawal from the country. We accomplished our primary objective… Read more »

CVA: Congress’ rebuke of troop withdrawal from Syria Is Disappointing

ARLINGTON, Va.— Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Senior Advisor Dan Caldwell issued the following statement in response to Wednesday’s House passage of a joint resolution to condemn President Trump’s decision to remove American troops from Syria: “It is disappointing to see Congress decry the president’s decision to remove troops from a war they have been unwilling to debate and… Read more »

CVA on Potential Congressional Resolution Condemning Syria Pullback

  ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) senior adviser Dan Caldwell issued the following statement upon news of Congress working on a resolution to condemn President Trump’s decision to remove American troops from the Turkey-Syria border: “Simply put, it is not in America’s interest to have a military presence on the Syria-Turkey border. Congress should not be condemning the withdrawal of troops from… Read more »