Middle East Working Group Plan 2016

Campaign Goals

  • End the U.S. military intervention in Syria, Iraq and Libya.
  • Impose embargos on U.S. arms shipments to the region until the conflict is
  • settled.
  • Increase U.S. funding for constructive humanitarian and economic action to address the crisis in Syria, Iraq and neighboring countries.
  • Encourage sustained U.S. participation in diplomatic solutions to end the bloodshed and conflict in Syria and Iraq.
  • Weaken ISIS through a full spectrum of smart, nonviolent measures (and legal, international diplomatic, financial, economic, political, public diplomacy, technological, domestic policies, and law enforcement).
  • Pressure U.S. allies (Turkey, Saudi, Gulf States) to stop military interventions
  • End U.S. support for the Saudi-led coalition intervention in Yemen and support a ceasefire and negotiated settlement of the conflict.
  • Defend the Iran Nuclear Deal.

Campaign Political Outputs

Outputs are political actions (beyond our coalition’s campaign) that can lead to the campaign goals above.

  1. Defeat and/or Improve an ISIS related AUMF
  2. Increase Humanitarian Aid and Other Alternatives to War
  3. Increase Opposition to U.S. Escalation in Iraq, Syria and Libya
  4. Oppose Saudi-Led Coalition Attacks on Yemen and Arms Sales to the Coalition Campaign Activities

Activities are the tactics our coalition employs that can lead to the outputs above.

  1. Media
  2. Lobbying of Congress
  3. Coalition Building
  4. Public Education and Action