“The Folly of Attacking Iran. Prepared Statement before Chicago City Council/ Thinking globally acting locally. With the Bush administration anging war with iran, the city Chicago is considering going

The reader will find 4 articles that establish the position of Chicago against the possibility of a U.S. preemptive attack on Iran. They named the reasons why it would be a mistake to start a war and laid the foundations for local governments play an active role in international policy issues, taking into account the costs involved for this type of cities in terms of lives affected and in what in economics is called “opportunity cost”. Given this, Chicago through coalition “Chicago no war on Iran Coalition” feel their position through a resolution against the attack and argues the need to seek a diplomatic solution. Finally, the articles indicate the need for other cities to follow the example of Chicago, generating international policy strategies against the national administration.