Letters: Dec. 17, 2001

Inside the Manhunt

Sending aid or promising goodies hasn't yet convinced any of the Muslim nations of our love for them [THE WAR, Nov. 26]. Nor will it. Dropping or threatening to drop nuclear bombs won't deter a single terrorist anywhere. Those who threaten the U.S. have nothing to lose and no fear of death. The only ex-terrorist is a dead terrorist. The only friendly Muslim nation is one that doesn't raise a significant clamor for America's demise. We cannot do anything to change this. We are in a war that the U.S. can neither win nor lose. And we cannot...

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