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Dear Suzy, Thanks for your efforts. However, just a technicality: I counted the words of your middle sentence, and got about 69. Too much, surely, even for a seasoned letter-page editor? Apart from that, you make a very apt point, it's a useful reminder for readers of N.Y. Times and others. Greetings, Bert Gedin (Birmingham, U.K.).... >From: "Suzy T. Kane" <firstname.lastname@example.org> >To: "Discuss List CASI" <email@example.com> >Subject: LETTER TO NY TIMES >Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2002 23:50:02 -0700 > >Howdy from New Mexico. I thought I'd pass along the following letter I >just sent to The NY Times: > >To the Editor: > >In "At the Hague, It's a Leader on Trial, Not a People" (Feb. 17), your >reporter states that the trial of the former Yugoslav leader Slobodan >Milosevic, indicted for war crimes in the Balkans, is "the first trial >of a head of state for war crimes." It is the second such trial. > >In New York City on February 29, 1992, I attended the public session of >the International War Crimes Tribunal convened by former U.S. Attorney >General Ramsey Clark, culminating the efforts of the previous ten months >of the Commission of Inquiry Clark spearheaded to collect evidence and >testimony to substantiate its nineteen-point indictment at public >hearings held in twenty-eight U. S. cities and in fifteen countries >around the world. > >On the one-year anniversary of the Persian Gulf War, the Tribunal's >twenty-one judges from seventeen countries who convened in New York >found George Bush, Richard Cheney, Colin Powell, Norman Schwarzkopf and >other individuals guilty as charged with war crimes against Iraq, crimes >against peace and crimes against humanity. > > > >firstname.lastname@example.org > _________________________________________________________________ Join the world’s largest e-mail service with MSN Hotmail. http://www.hotmail.com -- ----------------------------------------------------------------------- This is a discussion list run by the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq For removal from list, email email@example.com CASI's website - www.casi.org.uk - includes an archive of all postings.