Publisher: Z Magazine, USA
Year Published: 1991 First Published: 1990
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX8914
An assumption was adopted in America that domestic issues were so close to being resolved that it was time to focus attention to sharing the nation's "basic spiritual principles" with the globe's underdeveloped regions. Chomsky critically evaluates regions where the benefits of American involvement should be obvious, revealing that such aid is usually motivated by self-interest and only incidentally reaps positive results for locals.