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  • Syria's slippery slope [Editorial]

    Syria's slippery slope  [Editorial]
    President Obama's decision last weekend to launch U.S. surveillance flights over Syria in preparation for possible airstrikes against the Islamist militants who have overrun large swaths of the country since June has brought the U.S. another step closer...
  • The GOP supports Israel more than Dems [Commentary]

    The GOP supports Israel more than Dems [Commentary]
    Recently, I was talking with a conservative friend of mine about the drama in Gaza. I knew this individual to be thoughtful about world events and staunchly pro-Israel in outlook. It was sometime after our mutual condemnation of Hamas that our...
  • Why viewers can't trust Al Jazeera's coverage of the war in Gaza [Letter]

    Veteran Sun television reviewer David Zurawik writes that "no one is doing a more thorough job of covering the death and destruction in Gaza than Al Jazeera" ("Gripping, heartrending Gaza images lead to shift in PR war," July 25). "Social media are...
  • Hamas will never accept Israel's right to exist [Letter]

    Hamas will never accept Israel's right to exist [Letter]
    Commentator Caroline Poplin claims that Israel will have to make concessions to Hamas to prevent a resumption of the rockets ("A costly victory for Israel," Aug. 7). However, anyone knowledgeable about Hamas knows that won't work. Hamas is implacably...
  • Anti-Israel activists aren't helping the Palestinian cause in Gaza [Letter]

    Anti-Israel activists aren't helping the Palestinian cause in Gaza [Letter]
    Pro-Palestinian activists in many countries recently have been actively protesting Israel's military operations in Gaza. They burn Israeli flags, throw stones at synagogues, call for academic boycotts of Israel's universities and shout "death to Israel...
  • Why is Israel held to a higher standard than other nations? [Letter]

    Why is Israel held to a higher standard than other nations? [Letter]
    Buried in the hue and cry of the war in Gaza has been the one glaring question not yet answered by the media: If Israel indeed overstepped the limits of asymmetrical warfare, then what exactly is an acceptable "symmetrical" loss ("Hamas' terror is dwarfed...
  • What more can Israel do to limit civilian casualties? [Letter]

    What more can Israel do to limit civilian casualties? [Letter]
    I notice that, in this most recent conflict between Israel and Hamas, there are widespread calls for Israel to "limit civilian casualties." President Barack Obama, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, and many other leaders of the free world repeat this...
  • Making concessions to Hamas will only embolden it [Letter]

    Making concessions to Hamas will only embolden it [Letter]
    In "Israel's costly victory" (Aug. 8), Caroline Poplin writes that "to prevent resumption of the rockets, Israel is going to have to make concessions to Hamas." What Ms. Poplin doesn't see is that making concessions with evil never works. England tried...
  • Palestinian death toll can't be swept under the rug by Israel's apologists [Letter]

    Palestinian death toll can't be swept under the rug by Israel's apologists [Letter]
    As someone who protested the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, I read with sadness your report on the Maryland National Guard's scheduled departure for that country ("Md. National Guard making final deployment to Afghanistan," Aug. 6). The money wasted in...
  • Israel's war is just [Letter]

    Israel's war is just [Letter]
    In the commentary ("Israel's unjust war,http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-palestine-20140803%2C0%2C4657761.story Aug. 4), Adil Shamoo he keeps referring to Israel as an occupying power and says the purpose of the Gaza invasion is to...
  • It will take a historic breakthrough for Hamas to agree to give up its arms [Letter]

    It will take a historic breakthrough for Hamas to agree to give up its arms [Letter]
    I am a Jewish American and a lifelong and committed Zionist who wholeheartedly agrees with Caroline Poplin's recent commentary ("A costly victory for Israel," Aug. 7). However, it requires some minor corrections. First, most Middle Eastern observers...
  • Hamas' casualty figures can't be trusted [Letter]

    Hamas' casualty figures can't be trusted [Letter]
    Your recent report on the conflict in Gaza alternately misstates the facts, omits them or misrepresents them ("Israel continues Gaza strikes," Aug. 3). Your statement that the fighting broke out on July 8 with Israeli airstrikes would lead the...