Letters: Aug. 16, 1982

To the Editors:

I support the Iraqis in the Iran-Iraq war [July 26] because Iraq is keeping Iran at bay. Iran is a country that is being ruled by a man whose goal is to have his own "Islamic Empire." Iraq is helping to prevent this horrible vision from engulfing the entire Middle East.

Matthew McCarthy Suffern, N. Y.

It's odd to know that the U.S. is siding with Iraq while an ally of ours, Israel, has been helping Iran. Iraq has been a friend of the Soviet Union, and Iran has vowed that it...

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