Our report from the front lines of the warfare between Sunni and Shi'ite Muslims in Iraq provoked some readers to contest the idea that the U.S. invasion sparked the fire, while others hoped for peace

As long as the eye-for-an-eye mentality dominates Middle East thought and behavior, there is little hope for a peaceable solution to Iraq's incipient civil war [March 6]. The philosophy of perpetual retaliation is devoid of love and not a part of God's plan for the human family. If the world hopes to survive and thrive, a holy war between Christian, Jewish...

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