By Noam Chomsky, Edward W. Said, Ramsey Clark
Via 3 separate essays, this e-book offers an in-depth research of U.S.-Arab kin, the contradictions and effects of U.S. overseas coverage towards "rogue states", and the way adversarial American activities in another country clash with U.N. resolutions and foreign legislations. Noam Chomsky compares U.S. overseas coverage to that of the "rogue states" which the us identifies as its enemies. Ramsey Clark argues that U.S. sanctions and army activities opposed to Iraq are indefensible, and in violation of the common assertion of Human Rights.
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A militaristic foreign policy trumped all other considerations. As mentioned above, one founding editor of National Review, Frank Meyer, attempted to create a ‘‘fusionism’’ between conservative and libertarian thought. S. military came to dominate the conservative movement. When the Soviet Union fell, neither Buckley nor his cohorts turned back to the concerns of the Old Right. Instead, they looked to expand the American empire, and eventually found a new enemy to fight in the Middle East and the global war on terror.
15 After World War II, the Old Right movement dissipated as key figures died off or otherwise faded away. This provided an opportunity for William F. Buckley, Jr. and his magazine, National Review, to take the right—that is, the opposition to the leftist mainstream—in a new direction. Buckley identified 30 Libertarianism Today himself as a conservative, and said he was influenced by such Old Right figures as Nock and Chodorov. 16 But whatever libertarian sympathies Buckley may have had in his early years, he subordinated them to what he believed to be a more pressing concern: defeat of the Soviet Union in the Cold War.
Acts of Aggression by Noam Chomsky, Edward W. Said, Ramsey Clark