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May 16, 2012

Vol. 112, No. 12

BUZZ BOX: A tribute to the legacies of two Princeton ‘giants’

In response to: Rally 'Round the Cannon

Published in the May 16, 2012 issue

In his April 4 Rally ’Round the Cannon column at PAW Online, Gregg Lange ’70 described the parallels in the stories of two “giants of Princeton volunteerism”: Dean Mathey 1912, photo at top right, and Jay Sherrerd ’52, below. The column struck a chord with alumni readers.

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The quest for Mideast peace

In response to: Is an Israel-Palestine peace deal still ­possible? Dan Kurtzer says yes

By JACOB DENZ ’10

Published in the May 16, 2012 issue

Griff Witte ’00’s interesting and readable profile of Professor Dan Kurtzer (cover story, April 4) refers in passing to “the ancient conflicts of the Middle East.” But there is nothing ancient about the Israeli military occupation of Palestinian territories, which began in ...

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The quest for Mideast peace

In response to: Is an Israel-Palestine peace deal still ­possible? Dan Kurtzer says yes

By JOHN SCHUYLER ’59

Published in the May 16, 2012 issue

I really enjoyed the article on Daniel Kurtzer. One issue I would have liked him to address is the money U.S. taxpayers spend to keep the peace. We pay billions to Egypt to keep them from invading Israel, and we pay billions to Israel to help them deter others from attacking....

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The quest for Mideast peace

In response to: Is an Israel-Palestine peace deal still ­possible? Dan Kurtzer says yes

By CHARLES W. MCCUTCHEN ’50

Published in the May 16, 2012 issue

“Is an Israel-Palestine peace deal still possible? Dan Kurtzer says yes” includes three pages of text, and the nearest it comes to mentioning Israel’s de facto control of the U.S. Congress is “the political pressures [on Obama] of re-election.” Weird, man, weird.

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The quest for Mideast peace

In response to: Is an Israel-Palestine peace deal still ­possible? Dan Kurtzer says yes

By KEN SCUDDER ’63

Published in the May 16, 2012 issue

PAW’s story on Professor Dan Kurtzer profiles a reasonable man and expert diplomat. His proposed Israel-Palestine peace plan, though, reads like more “deal” than “peace.” A diplomat/politician’s “art of the possible” sets the bar too low: It’s peace without justice; righting...

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