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Mar. 20, 2013

Vol. 113, No. 9

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A Blairstown connection

In response to: Blairstown sets a new course as most Princeton links to end

By TONI BLUHER *88

Published in the March 20, 2013 issue

Blairstown (Campus Notebook, Feb. 6) has special meaning to our family. In 1985, the graduate students’ main social event was a weekend at Blairs­town. However, the timing was bad (when most grad students were engaged either with teaching or studying for generals), so only...

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The quest for civility

In response to: President's Page

By GERALD D. SKONING ’64

Published in the March 20, 2013 issue

President Tilghman’s report that “the humanities are alive and well at Princeton” (President’s Page, Nov. 14) is good news indeed for the entire University community. Thanks to the innovative thinking and cross-disciplinary strategy employed by Princeton’s Council of the ...

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Drones and national security

In response to: Warfare, drones, and humanity

By MILTON IOSSI *67

Published in the March 20, 2013 issue

From this veteran’s perspective, the change from the days of the “citizen soldier” with a national-service obligation has led us to a looser definition of our national-security interests. No single nation has the will, blood, and resources to provide free global-police ...

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Drones and national security

In response to: Warfare, drones, and humanity

By LIZ GOLD ’79

Published in the March 20, 2013 issue

I couldn’t agree more with Stephen Silver’s eloquent letter, except to point out that drones already are used here, both along the border with Mexico and in many cities across the nation. And in fact they are here in the skies of New Mexico (which I share with Dr. Silver), as...

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Drones and national security

In response to: Warfare, drones, and humanity

By JOHN J. AULD JR. ’50

Published in the March 20, 2013 issue

Re: Stephen Silver ’58’s letter (Feb. 6), I’ve never read so hilarious a spoof of the far left-leaning liberals such as those now running the University, so far left they hired current or former communist Van Jones immediately upon his dismissal from the Obama White ...

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