Forum, Mar. 17, 1975

War? It's Just Good Economics

To the Editors:

How reassuring that we all "profit" from the arms trade [March 31; "A jet fighter can earn as much foreign currency as the sale of 1,000 autos." War? It's just good economics.

Joan Dargan Princeton, N.J.

Here we are spending billions on ways to kill one another with sophisticated weapons and getting upset about a doctor's allowing a fetus to die in Boston. We have no consistency.

Bill Gordon San Diego

Since the "merchants of death" are constantly spewing forth their lethal products in unchecked and unbridled quantities, in most cases for reasons of greed, in many instances...

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