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  • Root of conflict is not Palestinian independence [Letter]

    Root of conflict is not Palestinian independence [Letter]
    The Sun's concern that "what has been a conflict between the Jewish state and aspirations for a Palestinian one is turning into a war between the Israeli and Palestinian people" wrongly presumes that the core of the Israeli-Arab conflict has been the...
  • The Sun is biased, unethical and hypocritical in coverage of Israeli-Palestinian conflict [Letter]

    The Sun is biased, unethical and hypocritical in coverage of Israeli-Palestinian conflict [Letter]
    A rare and an unusual incident of an Arab boy who was beaten by Israeli police made it to the front page of The Baltimore Sun with the expected underlying criticism of Israel ("Teen reportedly beaten in Israel riot was born in Baltimore, family says,"...
  • Sun offers false equivalence between Israelis and Palestinians [Letter]

    Sun offers false equivalence between Israelis and Palestinians [Letter]
    The Sun's editorial, "A dangerous turning point in Israel" (July 8) notes the arrest of six Israelis for the killing of a Palestinian teenager and "strong words from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and others" condemning the crime. It adds that these...
  • Another war in Gaza [Editorial]

    Another war in Gaza  [Editorial]
    The five-hour cease fire between Hamas and Israel in the Gaza Strip was the calm before the storm. Hamas rockets began raining down on Israel at the moment the United Nations-requested lull ended on Thursday afternoon. Israel waited a bit longer —...
  • U.S. should hold Israel accountable [Letter]

    U.S. should hold Israel accountable [Letter]
    The article, "Israeli leader accuses terrorists of kidnapping 3 teens" (June 15), describes remarks made by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu concerning a recent event that took place in the West Bank. According to Mr. Netanyahu, anyone or any...
  • U.S. should end support for Israel's occupation of the West Bank [Letter]

    U.S. should end support for Israel's occupation of the West Bank [Letter]
    A recent news brief describing how the U.S. and the United Nations urged Israel to investigate the fatal shooting of two Palestinian teens last week after footage emerged suggesting the youths posed no immediate threat to troops should come as no surprise...
  • At Naval Academy, Clinton calls on leaders to balance technology, privacy

    At Naval Academy, Clinton calls on leaders to balance technology, privacy
    Former President Bill Clinton told Naval Academy midshipmen Tuesday that National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden was an "imperfect messenger," but posed important questions about security, technology and freedom in America. Clinton said Snowden'...
  • Israel is not a 'democracy' [Letter]

    Israel is not a 'democracy' [Letter]
    Commentator Kenneth Lasson argues that universities should not boycott or divest from Israel, nor "inhibit Israeli scholars and scientists from obtaining grants or publishing learned articles" — all in the name of academic freedom ("Academic...
  • Maryland bills would stifle academic freedom [Commentary]

    Maryland bills would stifle academic freedom [Commentary]
    Bills before the Maryland Senate and House would prevent the use of public college and university funds to support scholarly involvement in academic organizations that have voted to boycott Israel. The legislation is a serious threat to academic freedom,...
  • Academic freedom and Israel [Letter]

    Thank you for publishing the commentary by Melani McAlister ("Maryland bills would stifle academic freedom," Feb. 12). She has presented a balanced summary of the arguments supporting and opposing the ASA boycott. More importantly, I applaud her lucid...
  • Policy breakthrough or breakdown? [Commentary]

    Policy breakthrough or breakdown? [Commentary]
    Six months ago, President Barack Obama, speaking at the United Nations, stated that the three primary priorities for his administration were the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, Iran and Syria. With visits this month from Israeli Prime Minister...
  • Ariel Sharon, Israel's controversial, iron-willed former leader, dies

    Ariel Sharon, Israel's controversial, iron-willed former leader, dies
    Ariel Sharon, the daring Israeli general who as a field commander and prime minister became one of the most influential and controversial leaders in the Middle East, died Saturday. He was 85. Sharon, who had been incapacitated since suffering a severe...