Letters to the Editor for July 21, 2014 weekly magazine:Gann: Actions taken by Israel in rounding up people suspected of complicity in the kidnapping were entirely legitimate. Horacek: High levels of student loans amongst recent graduates mean they won't be able to save for their future children's college
The third major conflict between Hamas and Israel reveals the heightened moral concern for protecting innocent civilians in war.
Could it be time to take Karzai's words and actions at face value, and give him what he appears to want?
At least 7,500 civilians have died in Iraq this year, the death toll surging because of the war in Syria and the failure of Sunni-Shiite reconciliation.
Two separate incidents, both carried out by Muslim separatist groups, indicate that more than four decades of religious conflict are not over.
Reversing a downward trend, civilian casualties have risen 23 percent, in part because of fighting between government forces and insurgents.