Letters: Mar. 27, 2006

On the Way to Civil War? Our report on the warfare between Sunni and Shi'ite Muslims in Iraq provoked many readers to conclude that the situation is indeed civil war and should have been expected. Some readers contested the idea that the U.S. invasion sparked the fire, while others offered hope for peace

As long as the eye-for-an-eye mentality dominates Middle East thought and behavior, there is little hope for a peaceable solution to Iraq's incipient civil war [March 6]. The philosophy of perpetual retaliation is devoid of love and not a part of God's plan for the human family. It...

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