November 2016

Why Is the United States Risking Involvement in Possible War Crimes? This Congressman Wants to Know.

Representative Ted Lieu is one of the few people in Washington asking tough questions about US involvement in Yemen.

This week, Representative Ted Lieu sent a letter to the Secretaries of State and Defense, in which he made a remarkable charge: “U.S. personnel are now at legal risk of being investigated and potentially prosecuted for committing war crimes.”

CONGRESSMAN LIEU STATEMENT ON THE PARIS AGREEMENT TO COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement regarding the Paris Agreement. In December 2015, the Paris Agreement was adopted by almost 200 countries, creating a global framework to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and address climate change. Today, the landmark agreement became international law.

CONGRESSMAN LIEU SEEKS CLARITY FROM SEC. CARTER, SEC. KERRY ON U.S. ROLE IN YEMEN CONFLICT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON - Yesterday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) sent a letter to Secretaries Ash Carter and John Kerry seeking clarity regarding a recent statement made by a senior U.S. Administration official about U.S. support of the Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen. The official stated that U.S. support of the Coalition does not include “target selection and review.”

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