Tag Archive: Letter to the Editor NY Times

A Balm for U.S.: Closing Guantánamo – Letter to the Editor NY Times

Re: The Price of Our Good Name (editorial, Nov. 23, 2008) To the Editor: We applaud The New York Times for recognizing the domestic and international importance of closing Guantanamo Bay as a means of signaling the end of a…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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The Jogger Convictions – Letter to the Editor NY Times

To the Editor: The Manhattan district attorney, Robert M. Morgenthau, regrets that his office was unable to test for DNA 13 years ago, a test that apparently would have exonerated those convicted in the Central Park jogger case (“Likely U-Turn…
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Civil Liberties

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Congress Lets Slip the Dogs of War – Letter to the Editor NY Times – with Jules Lobel (unpublished)

2002 NYT Letter October 13 Congress Lets Slip the Dogs of War To the Editor: In “Congress Lets Slip the Dogs of War” (Oct 13, 2002) a professor is quoted as saying that after the congressional authorization to use force…
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International War Crimes

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A Time for Debate and Reflection – Letter to the Editor NY Times – with Jules Lobel – PDF (unpublished)

2002 NYT Letter A Time for Debate and Reflection To the Editor: The editorial, “A Time for Debate and Reflection” (Oct. 2) recognizes the importance of efforts to obtain U.N. Security Council authority for the use of force against Iraq,…
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International War Crimes

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Patricia Anderson, Greg Shifrin et al. Letter to the Editor, New York Times, Regarding Michael Ratner Profile (unpublished) – PDF

2002 Patricia Anderson et al. Letter to the Editor To the Editor: Thank you for your piece on Michael Ratner (Public Lives, Aug. 2). It’s very important that the work of those fighting to maintain our civil liberties be reported…
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Personal & Profiles

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A New Direction for the F.B.I. – Letter to the Editor NY Times – with Margaret Ratner Kunstler

To the Editor : In “Government Will Ease Limits on Domestic Spying by F.B.I” (front page, May 30), you refer to Cointelpro as a surveillance program that “monitored” various groups. It did much more. By its own terms, Cointelpro was…
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Civil Liberties

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When Are Captives Prisoners of War? – Letter to the Editor NY Times

To the Editor: The United States is on slippery ground in asserting that the Taliban and Al Qaeda fighters detained at Guantanamo Bay are “unlawful combatants” and not prisoners of war (news article, Jan. 12). Article 5 of the third…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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