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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 decision to pull US troops back from Syrian-Turkish border

ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) senior adviser Dan Caldwell released the following statement regarding President Trump’s decision to pull U.S. troops away from the Syrian-Turkish border: “An American troop presence on the Syrian-Turkish border is not in our national interest and does not make us safer. We have accomplished the primary objective of our… 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 »

CVA on budget deal: ‘nothing more than kicking the can down the road’

Veterans group pans budget deal as irresponsible, threat to national security   ARLINGTON, Va.—As lawmakers and the administration reached an agreement on a two-year, bipartisan budget, Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Executive Director Nate Anderson released the following statement criticizing the deal: “National security is not a function of military might alone; it requires principled… Read more »

CVA Thanks Lawmakers for Standing Against Endless War

Veterans group praises lawmakers for important vote ensuring proper Congressional input before any offensive military force against Iran.   ARLINGTON, Va.—In a new digital ad campaign launched Friday, Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) is urging Americans to thank select lawmakers for their recent votes to reassert Congress’s constitutional role in matters of war and peace…. Read more »

CVA applauds amendment mandating Congressional authorization before potential conflict with Iran

Veterans group praises Gaetz/Khanna amendment to FY2020 National Defense Authorization Act reasserting Congress’s constitutional role as a co-equal branch in matters of armed conflict   ARLINGTON, Va.—Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) commended the House on Friday for passing a measure to ensure military action cannot be taken against Iran without Congressional approval, reasserting Congress’s role… Read more »