Readers Write: War Fueled by Defense Lobby; Attack on Iran Is Legal; Catholics Can't Change Faith for Individual Wishes
Letters to the Editor for the weekly print issue of April 30, 2012: The 'appetite for war' is fueled by the arms lobby's appetite for profit; there's a key legal difference between a 'preemptive' and a 'preventive' attack on Iran; and Catholics don't force others to follow their beliefs, they simply demand First Amendment protections.
Arms lobby's appetite for profit
In "Call of duty: the rising toll" (April 2), US Naval Capt. Ronald Smith states that the only way to prevent wartime tragedies is to reduce our "appetite for war." The appetite for war will diminish when the appetite for huge expenditure on combat equipment is eradicated.
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