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Nov.†16, 2011

Vol. 112, No. 4

In response to letters in PAW

A response to letters on Israel

In response to: The quest for Mideast peace

By MARK R. DISLER ’74

Posted on Aug.†22, 2012

Mideast complexities are difficult to elucidate in limited space, as the Denz ’10, McCutchen ’50, and Scudder ’63 letters demonstrate (Inbox, May 16).†While Israeli policy has hardly been flawless, at least some of these correspondents’ distortions and mendacities should be...

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Look at historical facts

In response to: The quest for Mideast peace

By GERALD L. SHOWSTACK ’70

Posted on Aug.†22, 2012

Ken Scudder ’63 in his letter on “The quest for Mideast peace” (Inbox, May 16) is entitled to his myopia; I’m sure he comes it honestly.†What is more troubling is his ignorance of historical fact.†The U.N.’s 1947 partition plan was in fact accepted Israel and rejected...

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Defending an observation

In response to: Israelís role in the Mideast

By CHARLES W. McCUTCHEN ’50

Posted on Aug.†22, 2012

Leonard L. Milberg ’53 (Inbox, July 11) calls my words “Israel’s de facto control of the U.S. Congress” (Inbox, May 16) a lie, reminding him of the “ ‘truths’ about Jews” in the Protocols of the Elders of Zion. In fact the Protocols make the unremarkable point that the success...

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Israelís role in the Mideast

In response to: Letters

By LEONARD L. MILBERG ’53

Published in the July†11, 2012 issue

I was disappointed by the ignorance, silliness, and prejudice displayed in the alumni letters concerning Israel published in the May 16 issue. One alumnus’s allegation that the “1947 partition [was] killed by Israel’s intransigence and expansion” is patently false. The ...

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Israelís role in the Mideast

In response to: Letters

By HOWARD J. ZEFT ’58

Published in the July†11, 2012 issue

I read with interest the four letters written in response to the profile of Professor Dan Kurtzer (cover story, April 4). The four letters show biased misrepresentations, and are unsubstantiated on most of the facts. I would invite the readers of PAW to read a...

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