To: President Donald Trump, The United States House of Representatives, and The United States Senate

Obama: Press for Diplomacy in Yemen & Evacuate Americans

President Obama should use his influence to encourage all sides in Yemen to work toward a political solution to prevent a wider conflict and to give Yemen a chance at stability. He should evacuate US citizens in Yemen who are currently in danger.

Why is this important?

The Saudi-led military intervention in Yemen threatens to turn what has been a civil war into a wider regional struggle involving Iran. It could also destroy any hope of stability in Yemen. [1] On Tuesday, the United Nations high commissioner for human rights warned that Yemen is on the brink of collapse. [2]

Rather than bombing – which has already killed more than 40 civilians in a single strike [3] - Saudi Arabia should be using its power and influence to pursue diplomatic negotiations, which offer the only hope of a durable solution. President Obama should use his influence with Saudi Arabia to encourage all sides to work toward a political solution to prevent a wider conflict and to give Yemen a chance at stability. Meanwhile, President Obama should evacuate US citizens in Yemen who are in danger – as other countries have. [4]

Urge President Obama and Members of Congress to press for a political solution in Yemen and to evacuate Americans in danger by signing our petition.

References
1. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/01/opinion/saudi-arabias-ominous-reach-into-yemen.html
2. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/01/world/middleeast/un-warns-of-total-collapse-in-yemen-as-houthis-continue-offensive.html
3. http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/03/30/us-yemen-security-idUSKBN0ML0YC20150330
4. http://www.pri.org/stories/2015-03-30/bombs-are-falling-americans-yemen-theres-no-evacuation-sight

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Reasons for signing

  • JE7rsa http://www.FyLitCl7Pf7kjQdDUOLQOuaxTXbj5iNG.com
  • Evacuate Americans from: Yemen, more than ever! The situation is bad out there!
  • "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God".Matthew 5:9

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