Letters, Oct. 2, 1972

The Events in Munich

Sir / The world weeps for the deaths in Munich [Sept. 18] and expects, even prays for retaliation.

God, must death always be our reward? Must we always treat the symptom rather than the sickness? Must retaliation always follow atrocity in the awful agony of the Middle East? Harsh retaliation has only forged patriots into terrorists and forced them out into the world to destroy peace.

Oh, Israel, let these people return to the land of their fathers. Show the world your great goodness. Destroy the cause of which terror is...

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