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Mana Mostatabi, 202.386.6325 x103, mmostatabi@niacouncil.org

NIAC Statement on Bolton's Latest Military Plans for Iran

WASHINGTON - Today, reports broke that John Bolton ordered updates to a military plan that detailed sending up to 120,000 troops to the Middle East should Iran attack U.S. forces or escalate its nuclear activities:

In response, President of the National Iranian American Council, Jamal Abdi, issued the following statement:

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“John Bolton is methodically setting the stage for war with Iran–forcing Iran into a corner and then readying war plans for when Iran takes the bait. There are two ways Bolton can be stopped: either Trump can fire him or Congress can pass legislation to block a war before it starts. It’s time for our leaders to stop sleepwalking and the public to speak out as an unrestrained Iraq war architect repeats the playbook from that generational catastrophe with Iran.”

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