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The Arab Choice
Laabi, Abdellatif
Article
1990
The Arabs are many peoples, cultures, religions, and realities. I cannot put an Arab tyrant, whoever he is, in the same category as a martyr for democracy like Mehdi Ben Barka.
The Bomb won't go away on its own
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1982
Our task is to break out of this closed self-justifying system by depriving governments of the passive populations they need, by refusing to accept the choices we are offered and instead becoming acti...
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The Crimes of 'Intcom'
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2002
Chomsky differentiates between the term "international community" and its other more technical usage referring to the partnering of the USA and several allies. Chomsky labels the latter as "Intcom" an...
Great Game II: From Tallinn to Seoul and Tokyo, by Way of Kiev, the Declining American Superpower Lashes Out on the Borders of Russia and China
Goldner, Loren
Article
2008
The US is playing the Great Game II from Estonia to Korea as a strategy to keep the Eurasian powers off balance and to preserve the ever-growing mass of nomad dollars from deflation and displacement.
Hanging on by our Fingernails
Sale, Tim
Article
1991
The West offers a false sense of security, and we are all at risk.
Humanity Imperiled: The Path To Disaster
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2013
For the first time in the history of the human species, we have clearly developed the capacity to destroy ourselves. That's been true since 1945. It's now being finally recognized that there are more ...
The Iraq Crisis in Context
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2003
A rogue state, heavily armed with weapons of mass destruction, openly contempuous of international law and the United Nations, plunges the world into crisis.
Keeping the Rabble in Line
Chomsky, Noam; Barsamian, David
Book
1994
Interviews with Noam Chomsky covering issues such as free trade, health care, global warming, the nature of corporations, human rights, and democracy.
Latin America and Asia Are at Last Breaking Free of Washington's Grip
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2006
Chomsky discusses the growing independence of these regions from US domination.
Obama's House of Cards: Will Russia and China Hold Their Fire Until War Is the Only Alternative?
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2014
Barak Obama's September 24 speech at the UN is the most absurd thing I have heard in my entire life. It is absolutely amazing that the president of the United States would stand before the entire worl...
Rogue States
Chomsky, Noam
Article
1998
Chomsky investigates the meaning of the term "rogue state", its conception, and its role in international relations and policy-making.
The State of the World Atlas
Kidron, Michael
Book
1981
The Washington Connection and Third World Fascism: The Political Economy of Human Rights: Volume 1
Chomsky, Noam; Herman, Edward S.
Book
Chomsky and Herman demonstrate, with devasting logic and overwhelming documentation, that the purpose of U.S. global policy is to make the world safe for exploitation by U.S. corporate interests and t...
World Orders Old and New
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1994
Chomsky surveys the international scene since 1945.
Year 501: The Conquest Continues
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1993
An examination of the U.S. role in the world placed in the long historical perspective of the 500 years that followed the voyages of Columbus.

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Economic Cooperation Organization
Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) is an intergovernmental regional organization established in 1985 by Iran, Pakistan and Turkey for the purpose of promoting economic, technical and cultural cooperation among the member stat...
International Court of Justice
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations (UN). It was established in June 1945 by the Charter of the United Nations and began work in April 1946. The seat of the Court is at t...

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