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  • Turning point in Iraq [Editorial]

    Turning point in Iraq  [Editorial]
    After months of hesitation, President Barack Obama has authorized the use of U.S. military force, including limited airstrikes, against Islamic militants in Iraq who in recent months have overrun large parts of the country and now threaten the northern...
  • Attacking Israel with the big lie: genocide [Commentary]

    Attacking Israel with the big lie: genocide [Commentary]
    "Here's the difference between us," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu explained on "Fox News Sunday." "We're using missile defense to protect our civilians, and they're using their civilians to protect their missiles." It's a classic talking...
  • Gottfried Wagner on the Holocaust opera 'Lost Childhood'

    Gottfried Wagner on the Holocaust opera 'Lost Childhood'
    Gottfried Wagner, author, director, musicologist and great-grandson of Richard Wagner, had a significant role in the development of "Lost Childhood," an opera about the Holocaust and its aftermath. The work, composed by Janice Hamer to a libretto by...
  • New opera links Jewish, German legacies of Holocaust

    New opera links Jewish, German legacies of Holocaust
    On the night of Nov. 9, 1938, a well-orchestrated anti-Jewish pogrom erupted throughout Germany and Austria. Synagogues, businesses and homes were attacked, lives were lost. The vicious destruction continued into a second night. The amount of broken...
  • Chris Bohjalian sets love amid horror

    Chris Bohjalian sets love amid horror
    Chris Bohjalian's novel "The Sandcastle Girls" has many traditional elements of compelling fiction — people with secrets, shocking plot twists, compulsively likable characters and a rich love story. It also describes the 1915 mass killing of...
  • DNA, Mladic and the science of justice in the former Yugoslavia

    DNA, Mladic and the science of justice in the former Yugoslavia
    Despite his efforts to stave off his long-overdue date with justice, indicted war criminal Ratko Mladic appeared before a panel of judges at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague on Friday. Soon he will stand trial for...
  • 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...
  • Muslim leaders have given us reason to be wary

    Rachel Airey's letter to the editor ("Disgusted by anti-Muslim bigotry" May 16 ) says this "ignorance and prejudice sickens her and makes her ashamed of this country." She says "It's even more sad when polls proclaim that many citizens are wary of Islamic...
  • Pro-Azerbaijani letter is an outrage

    In his letter "The U.S. should back off its criticism of Azerbaijan's handling of the Safarov case" (Sept. 10), Emil Israfilbek displays very concerning signs of lack of compassion and understanding for human rights, by writing that he is unable to...
  • Lithuania tries to whitewash its role in the Holocaust

    In response to Ellen Cassedy's "We are here" (April 18), I offer a second opinion. Can there be hope for a country that claimed the highest percentage of Jewish deaths in all of Europe? More than 95 percent ofLithuania'sJews were annihilated — most...
  • June 12, 2014: Illing Middle School Students Study Genocide By Nazis

    Illing Middle School students have been studying Nazi genocide in all its horrible detail -- desperate fingernail scratches on gas chamber walls; piles of luggage and eyeglasses seized from doomed Jewish victims; hills of human ash. In their Holocaust...
  • The horror of genocide needs to be shown: UK film director

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The surviving prisoners didn't know what to expect when British troops entered the Nazi concentration camp at Bergen-Belsen in northwest Germany on April 15, 1945. Nor did the soldiers - until the sight of the...