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ATFL Founding Member & Former Governor of Oregon Vic Atiyeh Passed Away

Vic Atiyeh, last Republican governor of Oregon, dies at 91                                                      Washington Post By Jonathan J. Cooper and — Associated Press July 21 Vic Atiyeh, who as the last Republican governor of ...

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

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ATFL Calls for Strict Adherence to "Dissociation" Policy in Lebanon

(Washington DC - May 30, 2013)The American Task Force for Lebanon (ATFL) is concerned about the worsening security situation in Lebanon. Since the gruesome war in Syria erupted in March 201...

Friday, 7 June 2013

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American Task Force for Lebanon Director George Cody: An eyewitness account of two Syrian

“Welcome to hell,” our escort exclaimed as we arrived on April 18 in Tel Abyad, a Syrian refugee “makeshift settlement” in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley. Tel Abyad was the second makeshift settlem...

Friday, 7 June 2013

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Uniting American Leaders of Lebanese Heritage

The American Task Force for Lebanon (ATFL) is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization comprised primarily of prominent and dedicated Americans of Lebanese heritage who share a common interest in Lebanon and the goals of the organization. The unifying goal is to work towards reestablishing a secure, stable, independent, and sovereign Lebanon with full control over all its territory. The ATFL, which is nonsectarian and nonpartisan, encourages the advocacy of the United States Administration, Department of State, and Congress in helping to realize its goals. At all times, the mission and objectives of the ATFL shall be in the best interest of the United States.



Read an ATFL report about the cluster bomb problem in Lebanon. Then join the campaign to stop the carnage in Lebanon and ban the cluster bomb by clicking on the ATFL logo below and signing the petition.


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