PEACE

  • Cut U.S. military budget
  • bring our troops home to their families.
  • Redirect wasteful military spending to meet real human needs in America.
  • Diplomacy to prevent war and actively improve international relations.
  • End drone strikes, and all other “targeted killing” operations and increase congressional and judicial oversight.
  • Support political and diplomatic initiatives to genuinely promote peace, disarmament and the rule of international law.
  • Treat terrorism as a crime, not as a pretext for war and global military expansion.
  • Diplomacy to prevent war and end sanctions on Iran
  • Oppose foreign occupation
  • oppose the dismantling of government entities that support peace building, diplomacy, and the non-violent resolution of conflicts.
  • Support aid to stabilize distressed societies and diffuse conflicts.
  • oppose torture in all instances and support the prosecution of any officials who aid and abet torture, including “enhanced interrogation.”
  • support closing Guantanamo Bay and transferring remaining detainees to facilities within the US.
  • enforcing the War Powers Resolution of 1973, which limits the President’s ability to send US troops into hostile action without a Declaration of War by the Congress.
  • support certification of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, which is the nuclear deal framework signed with Iran and the five permanent members of the Security Council.
  • oppose further development and use of nuclear, chemical, biological, and other extreme weapons of mass destruction and support denuclearization and assistance in the destruction of existing stockpiles of extreme weapons wherever located.
  • support continued normalization of relations with Cuba in a way that respects and empowers the Cuban people.
  • support the US becoming a signatory to all provisions of the Geneva Convention.