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June 19, 2014 Washington, D.C. - As the House of Representatives and Senate prepare to consider amendments to appropriations measures that would add more stringent restrictions or ban entirely the transfer of...
May 19, 2014 Washington, D.C. – Ahead of this week’s deliberations in the House and Senate over the FY 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), 37 of the nation’s most respected retired generals and...
May 16, 2014 Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today renewed its calls for the White House to expeditiously declassify and publicly release the Senate intelligence committee’s report on the post-9/11 CIA...
May 01, 2014 Washington, D.C. – Thirty of the nation’s most respected retired generals and admirals today urged President Obama to lead the declassification process of the Senate intelligence committee’s CIA...
March 11, 2014 I've made my career as military intelligence officer, responsible for leading interrogations in multiple theaters against some of our toughest adversaries. So when I say I oppose torture, it's...
March 11, 2014 Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today praises Senator Dianne Feinstein’s (D-CA) speech on the Senate floor in which she addressed the need for a strong oversight mechanism in Congress and noted...
February 25, 2014 Washington, D.C. – Thirty-one of the nation's most respected retired admirals and generals sent a letter today to members of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence urging them to vote to...

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Vets for American Ideals, in partnership with No One Left Behind and MilVets of Columbia University, will host a screening of the award-winning documentary Salam Neighbor to raise awareness of the millions of men, women, and children forced to flee their homes due to conflict.

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Factsheet | June 22, 2020
Download and Read the Factsheet National Security Figures Oppose Commemorating Confederacy on Military Facilities Support Among Former National Security Officials and Retired Military Leaders...
Letter | June 10, 2020
DOWNLOAD LETTER We the undersigned state the following: President Trump has threatened to deploy active-duty military to try to quell the nationwide unrest sparked by the police’s killing of...
Factsheet | June 09, 2020
Letter From 38 Retired Admirals and Generals Opposing Military Deployments to Counter Protests 89 former Defense officials: The military must never be used to violate constitutional rights...
Factsheet | May 23, 2019
General Martin Dempsey USA (Ret.): “Absent evidence of innocence or injustice the wholesale pardon of US servicemembers accused of war crimes signals our troops and allies that we don’t take the...