“The former Republican Party has now become a “radical insurgency” that’s abandoned parliamentary politics.”

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In a speech Saturday at The New School in New York, Noam Chomsky explained why he believes the U.S. poses the greatest threat to world peace. “[The United States] is a rogue state, indifferent to international law and conventions, entitled to resort to violence at will. … Take, for example, the Clinton Doctrine—namely, the United States is free to resort to unilateral use of military power, even for such purposes as to ensure uninhibited access to key markets, energy supplies and strategic resources—let alone security or alleged humanitarian concerns. And adherence to this doctrine is very well confirmed and practiced, as need hardly be discussed among people willing to look at the facts of current history.”

Chomsky also explained why he believes the U.S. and its closest allies, namely Saudi Arabia and Israel, are undermining prospects for peace in the Middle East. “When we say the international community opposes Iran’s policies or the international community does some other thing, that means the United States and anybody else who happens to be going along with it.”


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Headlines for September 22, 2015; Noam Chomsky on George Orwell, the Suppression of Ideas and the Myth of American Exceptionalism; Noam Chomsky: The United States, Not Iran, Poses Greatest Threat to World Peace; Noam Chomsky on Trump: “We Should Recognize the Other Candidates are Not That Different”

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  1. Bad Wolf September 23, 2015 at 7:37 PM

    Absolutely. Since Obama took office, the United States, Not Iran, Poses Greatest Threat To World Peace.

  2. 21st Century Poet September 23, 2015 at 10:06 PM

    Reblogged this on 21st Century Theater.

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