Tag Archive: Letter to the Editor

Comparing Two Leakers – Letter to the Editor NY Times

To the Editor: Re “The Alarming Age of Surveillance” (editorial, June 12): I agree that Edward J. Snowden’s disclosures “do not amount to treason.” But I disagree with your description of Pfc. Bradley Manning as reckless and seemingly not caring…
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Internet Freedom

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A Right to Sleep in Tents – Letter to the Editor NY Times

To the Editor: Re “Bloomberg Says ‘Tent City’ Goes Beyond Free Speech” (news article, Oct. 17): Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s assertion that the Constitution doesn’t protect tents, but protects speech and assembly, is just wrong. Unfortunately for those involved in…
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Civil Liberties

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Should the U.S. Intervene in Libya? – Letter to the Editor NY Times

To the Editor: “Discord Grows on the Politics of Intervention” (front page, March 8) describes the tactical and political risks of American intervention in Libya, but nowhere does it state that such an action would be illegal unless authorized by…
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International War Crimes

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C.I.A. Convictions in Italy – Letter to the Editor NY Times

To the Editor: The Nov. 5 news article “Italy Convicts 23 Americans, Most Working for C.I.A., of Abducting Muslim Cleric” states that the convictions “may have little practical effect.” I doubt that is the sentiment of the convicted C.I.A. agents….
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International War Crimes

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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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Torture and the Shame of a Nation – Letter to the Editor NY Times

To the Editor: “On Torture and American Values” lets Congress off the hook too easily regarding the torture and secret detention program. As with the Iraq war, many Republicans and Democrats were and still are willing to be misled (or…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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A New Court for Terror Suspects? – Letter to the Editor NY Times

To the Editor: Jack L. Goldsmith and Neal Katyal call for creation of a preventive detention system. We already have that system at Guantanamo. The idea of making this system permanent and more acceptable by adding some bells and whistles…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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