Tag Archive: Letter to the Editor

Bombing Iraq May Unleash a Toxic Threat – Letter to the Editor NY Times – with Jules Lobel

1998 Iraq Letter to the Editor NY Times To the Editor: Re ”U.S. Citing Its Authority in 1991 Congress Measure” (news article, Feb. 4) and ”U.N. Resolutions Allow Attack on the Likes of Iraq” (news article, Feb. 5): As two…
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International War Crimes

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It’s Time to Punish Haiti’s Criminals – Letter to the Editor NY Times

To the Editor: “‚ÄĚNothing to Build On’: Haiti Starting at Zero” (front page, Dec. 4) states that within Haiti there is “a hopeful patience in the slums and shantytowns.” This impression of tranquility is sharply at odds with what I…
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International War Crimes

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China, Too, Has a Role to Play in Persian Gulf; War Powers Clock – Letter to the Editor NY Times

To the Editor: ”Congress and the Crisis: To Intervene or Not?” (Washington Talk, Sept. 13) mistakenly says that the War Powers Resolution requires a pullback of troops in 90 days unless Congress endorses their presence. However, the resolution requires a…
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International War Crimes

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Agent of Change – Letter to the Editor The Nation – PDF

1987 Agent of Change The Nation editorial of October 17 “Has the F.B.I. Really Changed?” correctly points out the broad authority given the F.B.I. to engage in spying under the foreign counterintelligence guidelines. The editorial, however, may be overconfident in…
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Is Our Choice Democracy or Covert Activities?; Executive Order 12333 – Letter to the Editor NY Times

To the Editor: The President, or at least his aides, have made the argument that the Boland Amendment did not restrict the National Security Council from supporting the contras. The claim is that the amendment covered only intelligence agencies and…
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Civil Liberties

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