Letters, Dec. 18, 1995

BURDENS OF WAR

"If one U.S. peacekeeper were to die, it would not be for Bosnia but for peace throughout the world and America's ability to maintain it." IRVIN GASSENHEIMER JR. Montgomery, Alabama

GLOBAL LEADERSHIP IS BOTH THE PRICE America pays [COVER STORIES, Nov. 27] and the benefit Americans derive from our affluence, our size and our strength. Worldwide hunger and poverty, the spread of nuclear weapons and the proliferation of violent conflicts harm us all. Economic development, better education, better control of arms, cooperation among nations and the peaceful resolution of conflicts help Americans enjoy greater prosperity and peace. Positive...

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