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In 9-11, Noam Chomsky comments on the September 11th attacks, the new war on terrorism, Osama bin Laden, U.S. involvement with Afghanistan, media control, and the long-term implications of America's military attacks abroad. Informed by his deep understanding of the gravity of these issues and the global stakes, 9-11 demonstrates Chomsky's impeccable knowledge of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East and South Asia, and sheds light on the rapidly shifting balance of world power. Speaking out against escalating violence, Chomsky critically examines the United States' own foreign policy record and considers what international institutions might be employed against underground networks and national states accused of terrorism. 9-11's analysis still stands as a measure of how well the media is able to serve its role of informing the citizenry, so crucial to our democracy in times of war.
 

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MIT-based Chomsky revolutionized linguistics in the late Fifties, but for nearly as long he has been better known as an energetic and constructive debunker of American establishment politics and ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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NOT SINCE THE WAR OF 1812
11
IS THE WAR ON TERRORISM WINNABLE?
23
THE IDEOLOGICAL CAMPAIGN
29
CRIMES OF STATE
39
CHOICE OF ACTION
59
CIVILIZATIONS EAST AND WEST
71
CONSIDERABLE RESTRAINT?
93
Reflections on 911
119
DEPARTMENT OF STATE REPORT ON FOREIGN TERRORIST ORGANIZATIONS OCTOBER 5 2001
129
RECOMMENDED READING
135
About the Author
137
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NOAM CHOMSKY, is known throughout the world for his political and philosophical writings as well as for his groundbreaking linguistics work. He has taught at Massachusetts Institute of Technology since 1955 and remains one of America's most uncompromising voices of dissent.

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