Statement on Syrian Refugee Crisis

January 7, 2014 ...

The conflict in Syria has created one of the world’s most pressing humanitarian situations in decades and has become a serious threat to peace and security in the region. Since 2011, more than 100,000 people have been killed [1] as a result of the conflict and more than six million people have been internally displaced …

U.S. Signature Moves Arms Trade Treaty Forward

September 25, 2013 ...

“The U.S. signature shows our nation’s commitment to curbing the deaths of civilians around the globe who are killed each year by unscrupulous regimes, criminals, illegal militias and terrorist groups,” said Galen Carey, NAE Vice President of Government Relations. “Terrorists and thugs should not be allowed to legally buy weapons that will be used to …

What to do on Syria

September 5, 2013 ...

On September 3 the National Association of Evangelicals surveyed evangelical leaders to ask “Should Congress authorize direct U.S. military intervention in Syria?” Sixty two and a half percent said no. Thirty seven and a half percent said yes. I was surprised because I expected the answers would be the other way around. We’ve gotten ourselves …

Most Evangelical Leaders Oppose Syria Strike

September 1, 2013 ...

“Like millions of other Americans, evangelical leaders are questioning what the long-term impact of a U.S. military intervention would be on Syria and the surrounding areas,” said Leith Anderson, President of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). “There is no way to know, but most of our leaders think military action against Syria is the …

U.S. Signature on Arms Trade Treaty

August 19, 2013 ...

Dear Mr. President: We congratulate your Administration for helping to successfully conclude negotiations for an effective global Arms Trade Treaty earlier this year. The U.S. decision to join other leading supporters of the ATT helped overcome the consensus-blocking actions of three states and was critical to securing the overwhelming support for the treaty at the …

NAE Calls for Prayer on Arms Trade Treaty

March 26, 2013 ...

“Evangelicals are deeply engaged in missionary and humanitarian work around the world,” said Galen Carey, NAE Vice President for Government Relations. “We care about the people whose lives are upended by senseless violence, and we pray that they, like us, ‘may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness’” (1 Timothy 2:2). Thousands …