Power and Terror: Conflict, Hegemony, and the Rule of Force

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This updated and significantly revised edition explores the dynamics of power relationships and international negotiations and the use of terror between the United States and Western countries and the nations of the Middle East in the post-9/11 era.Chomsky looks back to patterns since World War II to show how acts of terrorism today cannot be understood outside the context of Western power and state terror throughout the world, especially in the Middle East.This new edition offers the best opportunity to follow ...

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Overview

This updated and significantly revised edition explores the dynamics of power relationships and international negotiations and the use of terror between the United States and Western countries and the nations of the Middle East in the post-9/11 era.Chomsky looks back to patterns since World War II to show how acts of terrorism today cannot be understood outside the context of Western power and state terror throughout the world, especially in the Middle East.This new edition offers the best opportunity to follow Chomsky’s analysis in its development during the ten years since 9/11.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781594519710
  • Publisher: Paradigm Publishers
  • Publication date: 3/28/2011
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 4.90 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Noam Chomsky, Professor of Linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is the author recently of Hopes and Prospects (2010) and Power and Terror (Paradigm 2011). His articles and books revolutionized the contemporary study of linguistics and his political writings are widely read and translated throughout the world. In 2003 a profile of Chomsky in the New Yorker described his influence as one of the most cited scholars in history.

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