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CVA on Afghanistan agreement: ‘not a substitute for withdrawal’

Veterans group praises efforts, urges president to resist pressure to leave troops behind   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America Executive Director Nate Anderson released the following statement upon the signing of an agreement between the U.S. and the Taliban: “President Trump deserves a great deal of credit for pursuing this agreement and laying the groundwork… Read more »

CVA applauds Senate for passing war powers measure

Veterans group commends courageous leadership of those who put duty over partisanship   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned veterans for America (CVA) Executive Director Nate Anderson issued the following statement following the Senate passage of a joint resolution, S.J. Res. 68, offered by Sen. Kaine which would prohibit war with Iran without congressional authorization: “Before sending brave American… Read more »

CVA launches ad campaign to bring troops home from Afghanistan, reinforce effort to end ‘endless wars’

Campaign boosts larger effort to fundamentally rethink American foreign policy   ARLINGTON, Va.— Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) on Thursday announced the launch of a $1.5 million national ad campaign aimed at bringing our troops home from Afghanistan and setting the stage for leaders in Washington to reassess how our country handles its foreign policy…. 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 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 »

CVA on 18 years of US engagement in Afghanistan

Grassroots veterans group calls for end to America’s longest war   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Executive Director, Nate Anderson, on Monday issued the following statement marking the 18th anniversary of U.S. military engagement in Afghanistan following the 9/11 attacks: “As of today, American troops have been engaged in Afghanistan for 18 years—America’s longest… Read more »