Noam Chomsky | Security and State Power

Joint National Security Council meeting, May 25, 2011. (Photo: The Prime Minister's Office / Flickr)

These acts of aggression were, again, a matter of little concern to planners, who are guided by altogether different concepts of security. Even instant destruction by nuclear weapons has never ranked high for state authorities By Noam Chomsky - Sabbah Report  § This article, the first of two parts, is … [Read more...]

Noam Chomsky: Israel has made Gaza a giant prison

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Gaza - The giant concentration camp Even a single night in jail is enough to give a taste of what it means to be under the total control of some external force. And it hardly takes more than a day in Gaza to begin to appreciate what it must be like to try to survive in the world’s largest open-air prison, … [Read more...]

Was War the Only Answer to 9/11?

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This is the 10th anniversary of the horrendous atrocities of Sept. 11, 2001, which, it is commonly held, changed the world. The impact of the attacks is not in doubt. Just keeping to western and central Asia: Afghanistan is barely surviving, Iraq has been devastated and Pakistan is edging closer to a … [Read more...]