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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
 
Noam Chomsky: The real effect of the recent U.S. bombings in Syria...

Noam Chomsky: The real effect of the recent U.S. bombings in Syria and Afghanistan

In a clip from a recent talk at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Chomsky discusses the Trump administration’s recent military strikes on Syria and Afghanistan.

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“In our culture and society, it’s considered very courageous to send a huge bomb somewhere,” Noam Chomsky, renowned linguist and political activist, says. “Do whatever damage is done, and we all applaud the great heroic achievement of the president. That’s a cultural problem here.”

In a clip from a recent talk at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Chomsky discusses the Trump administration’s recent military strikes on Syria and Afghanistan and the outcome that can be expected from these acts: violence begetting violence, seemingly ad infinitum.

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Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky is institute professor emeritus in the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. A TomDispatch regular, among his recent books are Hegemony or Survival and Failed States. This essay, the first of two parts, is excerpted from his new book, Who Rules the World? (Metropolitan Books, the American Empire Project, 2016). His website is www.chomsky.info.

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