Letters: Oct. 11, 1982

Defiant Begin

To the Editors:

Menachem Begin [Sept. 20] has said, "A friend does not weaken his friend." Begin's actions have weakened the U.S. in the Middle East, especially with the moderate Arab states. Before Begin accuses the U.S. of not being a true friend, he should look at his own actions.

Kenneth E. Morris

Coffeyville, Kans.

The Arab League still refuses to recognize Israel's right to exist; yet you imply that Prime Minister Begin is the foremost obstacle to peace in the Middle East.

Amy and Dan Goldberger

Mountain View, Calif.

What right has Begin...

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