Tag Archive: Letter to the Editor

A Time for Debate and Reflection – Letter to the Editor NY Times – with Jules Lobel – PDF (unpublished)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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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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Is This Really a Just War? – Letter to the Editor – The Nation – with Jules Lobel

Richard Falk’s endorsement of a limited war is fraught with immeasurable harm. Thousands of refugees are fleeing daily; the United Nations is predicting the death of 100,000 children; and hate for Americans is pouring into the streets of Pakistan, Indonesia…
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International War Crimes

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What Happened in Thanh Phong – Letter to the Editor NY Times Magazine – PDF (unpublished)

2001 What Happened in Thanh Phong Dear Editor: Re: NYT Magazine Article (4/29/01): “One Awful Night in Than Phong” Kerrey is anguished by the killing of at least 13 Vietnamese in the village of Thanh Phong, Vietnam. However, as I…
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International War Crimes

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On Yugoslavia, Congress Must Act – Letter to the Editor NY Times – with Jules Lobel – PDF

1999 On Yugoslavia, Congress Must Act To the Editor: By a vote of 213-to-213 in the House of Representatives, the President failed to obtain the constitutionally required authorization he needed to carry on the air war against Yugoslavia (front page,…
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International War Crimes

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