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Noam Chomsky: Hassan Nasrallah

A sustainer recently asked Noam the below question on the ZNet chat board, where Noam hosts a forum: Sustainer: Professor Chomsky, If you were Nasrallah would you give up Hizbollah’s weapons?  Do you think they ought to?  Barsamian asked you…what you think of him and you responded that he is a very pragmatic man. Could you Read more…

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Noam Chomsky: South America

A sustainer recently asked Noam the below question in the ZNet forum, where Noam responds to questions from sustainers: Sustainer: Dr. Chomsky, I am curious about the measures of integration taking place in South America.  What are real things being done in the sense of a more cooperative trade, energy integration, etc that may have an impact Read more…

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Noam Chomsky: CNN’s Michael Ware on Iraq

Below is an exchange that took place in the ZNet Sustainer Forums where Noam interacts with the forum users. The question posed to Noam is further below in this blog post. Here is Noam’s response to the question…   Noam Chomsky: I doubt that Ware has anything like the direct experience in Iraq of Nir Read more…

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Noam Chomsky: Kosovo/Serbia, Palestine/Israel, Tibet/China

A sustainer recently asked Noam the below question on the ZNet chat board, where Noam hosts a forum:   Sustainer: Professor Chomsky, Are there parallels between the situation unfolding in Kosovo/Serbia and the recent history (since 1948) of Palestine/Israel?   Noam Chomsky: I doubt that there is much in the way of useful analogies, in Read more…

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Noam Chomsky: Venezuela’s Referendum

Below is Chomsky’s response to a Z Sustainer question, from the Sustainer forums, where Noam hosts a forum. The question asked is at the bottom of this blog.       Chomsky: The referendum vote was about 50-50, and the slight negative outcome was immediately accepted by Chavez, a fact that should have caused some Read more…

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Noam Chomsky: Conspiracy Theories

This blog post is based on a question asked to Noam by a ZNet Sustainer, in the sustainer forums, where Noam responds to queries…   Sustianer: Dear Noam Chomsky I have heard and read that you are against the theories that question the relationship between 9’11 and the Bush administration to the degree that it Read more…

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Noam Chomsky: Afghanistan Poll

  [Noam hosts a forum in the Z Sustainer chat board, where the following exchange took place.] Sustianer: Hi Dr. Chomsky, I have just finished reading an article in the Globe and Mail which is reporting that a strong majority of Afghan people want NATO to stay in the country. Have you seen this poll? It Read more…

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Noam Chomsky: Samantha Power, Bush & Terrorism

The following exchange took place in the ZNet Sustainer system, where Noam hosts a forum… ZNet Sustainer: Noam, Would you be willing to comment on Samantha Power's review essay in the 29 July NYT Book Review? The Times presents her as the very model of the liberal academic — a columnist for Time, adviser to Read more…

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Noam Chomsky: Help Iraqis?

[Noam hosts a forum in the Z Sustainer chat board, where the below exchange took place]   Z Sustainer: How can the United States actually help the Iraqi people, without keeping troops in the country?      Noam Chomsky: There was a revealing front-page article about this in the Wall St Journal, April 19, discussing a conflict Read more…

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Noam Chomsky: Polls, Free Markets & Vietnam

Below is Noam Chomsky’s response to a question in the Z Sustainer chat board where Noam hosts a forum.    ZSustainer: Hi Noam, I was wondering what you thought of the poll results recently released by PIPA, which showed a "striking consensus" on the statement, "the free enterprise system and free market economy is the best Read more…

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