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Category: war
September 22, 2014 at 6:04 AM

Increase foreign aid budget to deal with conflicts

As conflicts flare up in Iraq, Syria, Ukraine, and throughout the world, Americans once again are left to ponder: Should we get involved? [“France joins US against Islamic State over Iraq,” Nation & World, Sept. 19]. More pointedly, we should be asking: how should we get involved? Support for military intervention is fickle and…


Comments | More in war | Topics: iraq, Paul Deckard, Robert Gates

June 9, 2014 at 6:26 PM

D-Day anniversary: The courage to withstand war

D-Day, June 6. I have never witnessed a World War II memorial that did not contain subliminal messages, planted by the arms manufacturers and their media propagandists, about the glory of “The Good War” [“History, politics can’t keep Putin away from D-Day observance,” Nation and World, June 4] World War II was not good….


Comments | More in war | Topics: Bowe Bergdahl, D-Day, Fred LaMotte

March 24, 2014 at 6:27 AM

Remembering the Holocaust

Man’s inhumanity In 1945, I was 10 years old, attending a Saturday matinee in Scarsdale, N.Y., with my mother and aunt.  The news came on, showing pictures of the concentration camps and the many dead Jews.  [“Haunting memories kept alive in the music,” page one, March 21.} My mother covered my eyes.  My aunt Audrey took her…


Comments | More in Holocaust, war