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The End of Treason

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Submitted by Stephen L. Passman (United States), Aug 17, 2005 at 11:07

Dear Dr. Pipes,

Though I agree essentially with your article "The End of Treason", I feel you have left out a significant factor. Our society and Britain's require a public trial. Yes, it is possible to get past that, but it's difficult and unpopular. I think many cases related to "treason", many other cases related to our behavior in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as some related to other national security matters, do not go to trial or are tried on reduced charges because our governments do not want to disclose some matters in public. Some of the reasons for this are obvious, some not.

Yours sincerely,
Stephen L. Passman, Ph.D.

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