Letters, Apr. 17, 1978

Days of Terror

To the Editors: Your assertion in "Israel Severs the Arm" [March 27] that "as might have been expected, the Israeli response vastly exceeded the provocation" is outrageous. What would you recommend as an appropriate response to the wanton murder of innocent babies, children and adults by terrorists who brazenly claim credit and then hide behind a national boundary and prepare to strike again? The Israeli response was restrained.

Mel Waldgeir San Antonio

Menachem Begin may have "severed the arm," but in so doing he clearly gave the P.L.O. a much...

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