Lily Marie: Support for Iran Deal |

Lily Marie: Support for Iran Deal

I am responding to Elissa Karim’s Other Voices column, “Nuclear deal with Iran is a major step toward peace” — July 18, 2015. It was refreshing to get the prospective of an educated young woman.

Ms. Karim pointed out that as a young child, she could see that war is wasteful — in lives, in money and effort. Now, as an adult her analysis of our tactics makes even less sense. I could not agree more — war is a failed policy that subjugates the masses and enriches the corporations that participate in the Military Industrial Complex. No civilization in history has ever prospered from prolonged warfare.

The Iran Deal has a real possibility to move the U.S. and the world into a new mind set to deal with conflict and natural resource management. I urge the readers to visit http:/// for more information and to contact their congressperson to support the Iran Deal.

We must encourage diplomatic relations, economic opportunities and move past the “War on Terror.” This is a moment in history where we will be judged by our actions. Let us choose the tools of peacebuilding.

Lily Marie

Rough and Ready

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