Chomsky on the Threat of Iran
"What exactly is the Iranian threat?" asks Noam Chomsky in his latest article. The linguist turned political activist finds glaring hypocrisies in U.S. foreign policy toward the Middle East.
"What exactly is the Iranian threat?" asks Noam Chomsky in his latest article. The linguist turned political activist finds glaring hypocrisies in U.S. foreign policy toward the Middle East. "Instead of taking practical steps towards reducing the truly dire threat of nuclear weapons proliferation, the US is taking major steps towards reinforcing US control of the vital Middle East oil-producing regions, by violence if other means do not suffice," says Chomsky. "That is understandable and even reasonable, under prevailing imperial doctrine, however grim the consequences, yet another illustration of 'the savage injustice of the Europeans' that Adam Smith deplored in 1776, with the command center since shifted to their imperial settlement across the seas."
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