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  • Don't call it 'genocide'

    As a Turkic-American, I oppose efforts to secure a presidential proclamation designating April 24 as "Armenian genocide" day. Unlike many other tragedies and massacres, the Armenian allegations of Turkish genocide are hotly contested and have been...
  • Virgina Tech slayings recall 2007 tragedy

    Virgina Tech slayings recall 2007 tragedy
    The fatal shootings at Virginia Tech today brought back memories of the massacre that left 33 people dead in 2007. A number of books have been written about that event; here are some suggestions: "No Right to Remain Silent," by Lucinda Roy, a former...
  • Md. students, parents endure nervous day during Virginia Tech lockdown

    Md. students, parents endure nervous day during Virginia Tech lockdown
    Ellie Kavanagh had never been so happy to sleep through her alarm. The Virginia Tech junior had planned to go for a morning workout at the campus gym on Thursday. But instead, she was in her apartment a few miles away when her computer screen went...
  • Manning leaks helped end war, saved lives

    Why is it that people who violate the U.S. Uniform Code of Military Justice by torturing prisoners do not get punished ("Ex-CIA officer charged over leaks to journalists," Jan. 24), but people who report such crimes to the press get the book thrown at...
  • In our supposed democracy, guns continue to rule

    In our supposed democracy, guns continue to rule
    In a democracy, nothing is supposed to matter more than the will of the people. So it was painful to watch last week as the will of the people was overturned and one of Arizona's duly elected representatives was forced from office. It wasn't a recall...
  • If Iran gets the bomb, another Holocaust is on the way

    An article in The Sun says that Iran has announced that it has produced a nuclear fuel rod and has test-fired a missile ("Iran says it has produced its first nuclear fuel rod," Jan. 2). Since the world hasn't yet seen fit to stop these maniacs, we might...
  • Lessons learned in Iraq, Rwanda

    Letter writer Paul R. Schlitz Jr. can't seem to grasp the fact that an acknowledgment of Iraq's potential to harbor weapons of mass destruction doesn't necessarily indicate current agreement with the decision to invade, nor does it require someone to...
  • End the butchery

     End the butchery
    How much longer can the world stand by while Syrian dictator Bashar Assad murders his own people by the thousands and the streets of Syria's cities and towns run red with the blood of his victims? If there were any remaining doubt as to whether Mr. Assad...
  • Wilde Lake Middle students raise funds for Darfur refugees

    Someday, members of this year's seventh-grade class at Wilde Lake Middle School might be at the forefront of efforts to eradicate such social ills as genocide, animal cruelty, homelessness and deforestation. The students are learning about social...
  • Bonnie Branch Middle students examine Munich Massacre for winning History Day project

    Bonnie Branch Middle students examine Munich Massacre for winning History Day project
    Bonnie Branch Middle School eighth-graders Nick Kundrat and Matt Yagel point to a bar graph made for their school project examining security at the 1972 Summer Olympic Games in Munich, Germany, which ended with 11 athletes killed. The graph illustrates...
  • Afghan massacre: What blame rests on society?

    As a psychologist who has spent more than a year in the Middle East, I have been following with great interest the commentary following the massacre in Afghanistan by the U.S. soldier last Saturday ("Killings of 16 appall Afghans," March 12). Almost...
  • Md. Holocaust survivors take rail fight to Congress

    Md. Holocaust survivors take rail fight to Congress
    It wasn't until Ellen Lightman began to take care of her mother in her final years that she learned that the frail woman used her nightly prayers to whisper words of their family's painful past. "Every night, she prayed that the last few seconds of her...