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August 18, 1996
College, not president, buying propertyThe Aug. 3 article, "Parking lot dispute causes uproar in Little Italy," is grossly inaccurate and a total misrepresentation of the facts.The article identifies throughout our college president, Roger Chylinski, as the owner of the parking lot and buildings in Little Italy. It is the Baltimore International Culinary College, which is a not-for-profit, regionally accredited, post-secondary institution, that purchased the property in Little Italy in 1989.
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August 25, 2007
Draftees can't meet the Army's needs William Pfaff's column on reinstating the draft reflects an abysmal understanding of why the draft was created, of the nature of military culture and of the demands of contemporary warfare ("Both parties in denial on need for draft," Opinion Commentary, Aug. 20). War in the 20th century became chiefly a matter of a nation's capacity to bring its industrial might to bear against its opponent. The draft was the military equivalent to the assembly line - offering mass-produced soldiers quickly trained, equipped and sent into the fight in, the combatants hoped, numbers and effectiveness greater than those drafted by the enemy.
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June 13, 1991
A letter on the editorial page of June 13, "Ignorant Views," failed to identify the writer, Dr. Bruce A. Hershfield. He is president of the Maryland Psychiatric Society.The Sun regrets the error.@Ignorant ViewsEditor: Roger Simon's May 31 column in The Sun concludes, ''1. Psychiatrists are the craziest people on earth. 2. And if their children are even crazier, I never want to eat dinner with them.''This fills me with sadness.He bases these conclusions on his memories of a dinner-time conversation with one psychiatrist.
NEWS
August 18, 1996
College, not president, buying propertyThe Aug. 3 article, "Parking lot dispute causes uproar in Little Italy," is grossly inaccurate and a total misrepresentation of the facts.The article identifies throughout our college president, Roger Chylinski, as the owner of the parking lot and buildings in Little Italy. It is the Baltimore International Culinary College, which is a not-for-profit, regionally accredited, post-secondary institution, that purchased the property in Little Italy in 1989.
NEWS
January 30, 1992
Strategic BombingEditor: The article, ''Strategic Bombing of Germans,'' by William Pfaff (Jan. 23), is inaccurate in some of its statements.Mr. Pfaff refers to ''Strategic Bombing'' in his title, then describes the ''saturation, carpet or mass bombing'' of German cities.The term ''strategic bombing'' refers to the selection of specific military targets, such as railroad yards, airfields, oil refineries, steel mills, armament factories, and all other industries, the destruction of which will inhibit the enemy's ability to wage war. It has nothing to do with killing civilians.
NEWS
August 25, 2007
Draftees can't meet the Army's needs William Pfaff's column on reinstating the draft reflects an abysmal understanding of why the draft was created, of the nature of military culture and of the demands of contemporary warfare ("Both parties in denial on need for draft," Opinion Commentary, Aug. 20). War in the 20th century became chiefly a matter of a nation's capacity to bring its industrial might to bear against its opponent. The draft was the military equivalent to the assembly line - offering mass-produced soldiers quickly trained, equipped and sent into the fight in, the combatants hoped, numbers and effectiveness greater than those drafted by the enemy.
NEWS
By William Pfaff | April 23, 1998
PARIS -- The two million or so murders for which Pol Pot and his movement were responsible in Cambodia all were inspired by a desire to outstrip in revolutionary zeal the Chinese cultural revolution, so as to cleanse Cambodia of "all sorts of depraved cultures and social blemishes."A naive ideological vision of agrarian utopia, stripped of urban and bourgeois influences, was responsible for this genocidal program. It had been worked up in student leftist circles in Paris after World War II, and adopted by the man who later renamed himself Pol Pot. The principal author of the ideology, which he developed in the thesis he presented at the Sorbonne in the 1950s, is still alive, in the Cambodian forest.
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By WILLIAM PFAFF | March 16, 1995
Paris. -- The commitment the United States now has made to Mexico bears a distinct resemblance to the commitment it made to Vietnam during the late 1950s and the early 1960s, when the troubles in that country were only beginning.Most of this was known or assumed while Washington was campaigning to make Mexico part of NAFTA. There is also, of course, an armed rebellion among impoverished Indians in the state of Chiapas in the south, which enjoys much national sympathy from intellectuals and a part of the Roman Catholic Church.
NEWS
May 1, 1993
Two developments in the outside world brought the mad Bosnian Serb politicians to the U.N. conference table in Athens today.One was the Russian election. It --ed the hopes of Serb leaders that Boris Yeltsin, who has responsibly agreed to U.N. sanctions, would fall. They wanted Russian nationalists to come to power grandstanding sympathy for Serbia. They counted on, at the least, a weakened Yeltsin parroting Russian nationalist foreign policy. It did not happen. The greatest danger inherent in an American policy of restraining Serbia -- confrontation with Russia -- has receded.
NEWS
September 18, 1995
The look of the editorial page remains largely unchanged - with two notable exceptions. The first echoes a theme repeated elsewhere in the newspaper. We have changed our headline style to add a summary of each editorial.And, in an era when newspapers have tended to drop their in-house political cartoonists in favor of less expensive work from syndicates, the new Sun bucks the tide by featuring two of the most powerful pens in the business.Cartoons by Kevin Kallaugher, known to morning readers as KAL, will appear Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.
NEWS
January 30, 1992
Strategic BombingEditor: The article, ''Strategic Bombing of Germans,'' by William Pfaff (Jan. 23), is inaccurate in some of its statements.Mr. Pfaff refers to ''Strategic Bombing'' in his title, then describes the ''saturation, carpet or mass bombing'' of German cities.The term ''strategic bombing'' refers to the selection of specific military targets, such as railroad yards, airfields, oil refineries, steel mills, armament factories, and all other industries, the destruction of which will inhibit the enemy's ability to wage war. It has nothing to do with killing civilians.
NEWS
June 13, 1991
A letter on the editorial page of June 13, "Ignorant Views," failed to identify the writer, Dr. Bruce A. Hershfield. He is president of the Maryland Psychiatric Society.The Sun regrets the error.@Ignorant ViewsEditor: Roger Simon's May 31 column in The Sun concludes, ''1. Psychiatrists are the craziest people on earth. 2. And if their children are even crazier, I never want to eat dinner with them.''This fills me with sadness.He bases these conclusions on his memories of a dinner-time conversation with one psychiatrist.
NEWS
By William Pfaff | May 12, 1997
WINDSOR, England -- The Luxembourg Institute for European and International Studies last week brought senior American and European political and economic historians together to consider the rise and fall (if fall there has been) of modern British and American ''hegemonies.''American academic and policy circles frame discussion of America's policy choices in terms of the acceptance, rejection, safeguard or aggrandizement of American international ''hegemony.'' But what exactly is hegemony?
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By William Pfaff | September 12, 1996
PARIS -- We now see the disadvantages of a foreign policy driven by electoral considerations, developed from focus groups and public-opinion polls. Put another way, the chickens are coming home to roost.They arrive from the Eastern Mediterranean in general, Kurdistan in particular, and from Bosnia, Russia, Western Europe and Cuba. Policies conceived to please interest groups in the United States are producing good poll results for presidential candidate Bill Clinton, but negative results for the United States.
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