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3/17/2014 12:00 AM
Taliban peace talks a good strategy
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
Pakistan’s government is negotiating with the Taliban to end the reign of fear the terrorist organization has wrought on the country for seven years. You would think that giving legitimacy to a terrorist group would be against the tenets of a sovereign state. It is, however, a calculated strategy. It could work. …

3/17/2014 12:00 AM
Soldiers, families need care
Letters to the Editor
Your March 7 editorial “Soldier suicides” drew its facts from a study that seems to blame the mental instability of soldiers prior to their enlistment. This is an insult to the memory of all soldiers who came home, but could no longer face the burden that service to their country caused them. …

3/17/2014 12:00 AM
Getting in gear
Editorials
Despite Perrysburg’s ill-advised withdrawal from the regional transit system in 2012, Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority ridership continued to rise last year, with nearly 3.5 million passenger boardings. Local ridership grew more than 1 percent during a year in which nationwide transit ridership reached a level not seen since the mid-1950s. …

3/17/2014 12:00 AM
Advising Somalia
Editorials
The Pentagon has acknowledged that the United States recently sent a team of military advisers to war-torn Somalia, to help Somali and other African forces fight the al-Shabab opposition group. This is risky business. …