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Dear Editor Timerman Irving Louis Horowitz put Jacobo Timerman's The Longest War: Israel in Lebanon into brilliant perspective ("Timerman's New Country," NL, January 24). Timerman is neither a...

...True, she does try to strike the Marlon Perkins Wild Kingdom note by claiming that for Lea, "true hunters are not bloodthirsty...
...Gelb is right about one thingówe could have explained the need for a fallback much more persuasively...
...Newton, Mass...
...Timerman's unbalanced contributions to the "big lie" assault on Israel can only divert the country's attention from the internal problems that do require reform...
...A. making a pseudo-scientific fetish out of numbers is nothing new...
...Baltimore William E. O'Connor Western Unity Adam B. Ulam may well be right that military power alone is insufficient to meet the Soviet challenge...
...New York City John Goodman The American Image Our troubled relations with Western Europe will not be smoothed over simply with improved PR, despite what Norman Gelb suggests in "Marketing America in Europe" (NL, December 27, 1982...
...He had hardly unpacked in Israel than he began traveling abroad as an expert on Zionism, venting his hate and distortion...
...Yet European opinion on the Right as well as the Left found much cause for worry in the plan to build a fallback position for the primary base in Germany...
...And I got a rueful chuckle out of the discovery that in the U.S...
...They are disciplined teachers who train boys to survive, to sharpen their vision, to feel the landscape with its hidden inhabitants...
...He poses as a champion of democratic ethics and Jewish survival, yet while in Argentina he ignored his fellow Jews and supported juntas...
...New York City Richard H. Shulman Killing Perhaps Phoebe Pettingell has her eye on the poetry critic's slot at Guns and Ammo magazine...
...Jack Feldman Numeracy I found Joseph E. Illick's review of Patricia Cline Cohen's A Calculating People: The Spread of Numeracy in America fascinating ("Making America Count,"NL, January 10...
...The Europeans can be perfectly aware that there is no alternative to the ties with the United States and still find their dependence irksome...
...When 60 Minutes asked him to list his new land's redeeming qualities, for example, he could only name one minor point...
...We do need "Western unity and statesmanship if we are to lay the groundwork for real peace" ("Reality and U.S.-Soviet Relations," NL, January 10...
...it was good to find out the truth...
...Instead, Mrs...
...It makes no difference how many ennobling lessons young hunters learn while perfecting their grim craft...
...The alliance is inherently unequal, and this is galling...
...Timerman is neither a qualified nor a credible critic of Israeli society...
...Thatcher was forced to deny that such a fallback would be built in England, even though the money for the base's construction has been allotted in Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger's latest budget...
...Reagan's devil-may-care attitude toward arms control cannot but rattle our allies...
...Many saw this as a willingness to write off West Germany in the early exchanges of a European land battle...
...So one would guess from the barbaric enthusiasm for hunting evident in her review of Sydney Lea's The Floating Candles ("Poets of Ritual," NL, December 27, 1982...
...He obviously has not noticed the Jewish State's great contemporary achievements, let alone its qualities of morality...
...Using mathematics in everyday life has become so pervasive that one never thinks of the practice as having a past...
...Los Angeles Jason Schiff...
...Very poor coordination...
...Unfortunately, statesmanship is in short supply in the present Administration...
...His bias must have antedated his immigration...
...The plans to build a backup nato command base that Gelb discussed are a fine example of the exasperating situation, Gelb claims that it "is indeed remarkable that a contingency plan for the defense of Europe required apologies and reassurances from Washington when at bottom the plan disclosed how profound America's commitment to its friends is...
...But then there is the matter of annihilating those inhabitants after they are flushed out...
...Killing is killing...

Vol. 66 • February 1983 • No. 4


 
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