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  • Hamas will never accede to peace with Israel

    The Sun editorial "Mr. Abbas' mission" (Feb. 13) is a triumph of wishful thinking over analysis. Its self-contradictions and omissions include: •Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas "would have to exercise the kind of statesmanship that has...
  • Don't blame Israel for the failure of talks with the Palestinians

    Regarding Andrew C. Mills' letter on Israel and Iran, he is correct thatIsrael's long-term security can be achieved only with a comprehensive settlement with the Palestinians ("Israel's future hinges on compromise, not attacks," Feb. 11). An attack on...
  • Managing news editor Sunni Khalid out at WYPR-FM

    Sunni Khalid, managing news editor at WYPR-FM, has been dropped by the public radio station after more than nine years on the job there. His departure from WYPR was confirmed in an email by a newsroom staffer sent to colleagues at the station and...
  • U.N. ploy could benefit Israel

    U.N. ploy could benefit Israel
    In September, the Palestinian Authority of Mahmoud Abbas plans to bring a statehood petition to the United Nations. The initial plan is to bring it to the Security Council for approval. If the U.S. vetoes it, as expected, the PA will then bring it to...
  • Ellicott City

    Chocolate Festival The Church of the Resurrection holds its Chocolate Festival from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at 3175 Paulskirk Drive. There will be children's activities, demonstrations, raffles and pizza. Entry fee of $2 includes two samples,...
  • Events Calendar

    Listings are accepted on a space-available basis. Events must be open to the public, and priority will be given to those in Howard County. Items typically appear two weeks prior to the date included in the listing if sent far enough in advance. Deadline...
  • U.S. must veto Palestinian statehood

    U.S. must veto Palestinian statehood
    Israel and the Palestinians are on a collision course this week, as the government of Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas prepares to unilaterally seek United Nations recognition of an independent Palestinian state. If Mr. Abbas goes through with...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Sept. 25 Concert The Alleluias, an interdenominational Christian choral group, will present a Sacred Choral Concert at 6 p.m. at Alberta Gary United Methodist Church, 9405 Guilford Road in Columbia. Concert is free and a love offering will be...
  • The Sun falls for Palestinian spin

    The Sun reports ("Bid for statehood may end; Possible deal delays U.N. debate, retains aid to Palestinians," September 21) that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas "decided to approach the U.N. this year [for statehood recognition] because of...
  • A U.S. veto of Palestinian statehood would uphold international law

    I disagree with Ariel Ilan Roth's op-ed "U.S. is Wrong on Palestine" (Sept. 21). I will make a purely legal argument why the U.S. should veto Palestine's unilateral attempt for statehood in the United Nations. The following information is from the...
  • Friends or foes? Visit to bombed mosque reveals more questions than answers

    Friends or foes? Visit to bombed mosque reveals more questions than answers
    Since my family's move a year ago from Baltimore to a kibbutz in northern Israel, driving by the growing Arab villages and towns that dot the roads of the Galilee has given me an uneasy feeling. I have so little contact with this ever-increasing...
  • Shalit release: A flawed deal between sworn enemies

    Both Israel and Hamas are claiming victory in the prisoner swap that will free more than 1,000 Palestinian prisoners from Israeli jails in exchange for Sgt. First Class Gilad Shalit, an Israeli soldier kidnapped by militants five years ago and held...