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    Wed Oct 15, 2014 8:58AM

    Prominent American thinker Noam Chomsky has condemned the United States for using the language of threat against Iran.

    Wed Oct 15, 2014 6:7AM
    Dr. Noam Chomsky is a professor at the Massachusetts Institute for Technology. He was well known around the world for his work in the field linguistics when he began to denounce US foreign policy during the Vietnam War. Since that time he has been outspoken as a critic of the United States and Israel. When he spoke at the UN General Assembly he was introduced by US journalist Amy Goodman.
    Wed Oct 15, 2014 1:55AM

    Political commentator and activist Noam Chomsky says ISIL and “radical jihadism” are the United States’ own creation.

    Mon Oct 6, 2014 6:11PM

    For the second year in a row, America's richest 14 individuals made more from their annual investments than the $80 billion provided for people in need of food. Nearly half of the food-deprived are children. Perversely, the food stamp program was CUT because of a lack of federal funding.

    Fri Sep 26, 2014 4:17PM

    One night…, Alexander Cockburn told me a story about Noam Chomsky’s teeth. One day the great brain went to the dentist for a checkup after several years of neglect. During the examination, the tooth doctor noticed extreme wear on the enamel of Chomsky’s molars.

    Thu Sep 25, 2014 2:35PM

    After the US bombing of Syria on Tuesday, Obama administration officials issued a number of self-serving and misleading statements seeking to justify its actions as complying with international law.   

    Fri Aug 22, 2014 4:26PM

    Two weeks ago, nine of us from the London Palestine Action network travelled to the village of Shenstone in Staffordshire and occupied the roof of an Israeli-owned drone engine factory. We closed the factory down for two days before being arrested.

    Thu Aug 7, 2014 8:11PM

    Think of it as the true end of the beginning.  Last week, Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk, the final member of the 12-man crew of the Enola Gay, the plane (named after its pilot’s supportive mother) that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, died at age 93.   When that first A-bomb left its bomb bay at 8:15 on the morning of August 6, 1945, and began its descent toward its target, the Aioli (“Live Together”) Bridge, it was inscribed with a series of American messages, some obscene, including “Greetings to the Emperor from the men of the Indianapolis.” (That ship had delivered to the Pacific island of Tinian parts of the very bomb that would turn Hiroshima into an inferno of smoke and fire—“that awful cloud,” Paul Tibbetts, Jr., the Enola Gay's pilot, would call it —and afterward was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine with the loss of hundreds of sailors.)

    Tue Aug 5, 2014 2:18AM

    The United Sates is responsible for the ongoing ethnic cleansing of Palestinians by Israel in Gaza because President Barack Obama can stop it with one telephone call, an American political commentator says.

    Mon Aug 4, 2014 10:17PM

    The White House says the relationship between Washington and Tel Aviv “remains strong and unchanged” despite Israel’s targeting of United Nations schools in Gaza.

    Mon Aug 4, 2014 8:49AM

    White House Senior Adviser Valerie Jarrett has criticized Israel for attacking schools and hospitals in the Gaza Strip, saying the strikes are “indefensible.”

    Mon Aug 4, 2014 1:6AM

    Texas Governor Rick Perry, seen as a potential Republican presidential candidate in the 2016 election, says US President Barack Obama is “trying to second guess” and “criticize” Israel for its war on Gaza.

    Sun Aug 3, 2014 5:47PM

    Thousands of people took to the streets in the United States to support the Palestinian people who are under continued attacks by Israel in the Gaza Strip.

    About 10,000 people gathered in Washington DC on Saturday to condemn Israel’s atrocities against the people in Gaza.

    The demonstrators angry with the ongoing bloodshed in the region called for an end to the Gaza conflict and chanted “Free, free Palestine,” and “Free Gaza.” 

    The rally turned violent after a police officer arrested one of the protesters. People reacted by shouting “shame on you.”

    In Los Angeles, activists also rallied in solidarity with the people of Palestine. The protesters marched on the Israeli consulate and shut down traffic for hours to condemn the bloodshed in Gaza.

    On Friday, thousands of peace activists held a demonstration in New York City to protest against Israel’s crimes in Gaza and the biased coverage they receive in the US media.

    More than 1,800 people have been killed and over 9,300 others have been injured as Israel has been engaged in a relentless onslaught on the Gaza Strip for 27 days.

    A dozen people were killed and 30 others injured in the latest Israeli attack. A UN school sheltering displaced Palestinians in the southern town of Rafah was targeted.

    Hamas’s spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri has called on the United Nations and other international bodies to break their silence on Israeli crimes. 

    He added that Israel deceived the whole world by claiming the capture of a soldier to provide a pretext to break the ceasefire and attack innocent Palestinians.

    In an interview with Press TV, American philosopher and political commentator Noam Chomsky said Israel has committed “a major war crime.” 

    Chomsky said that Israel is much worse than the former apartheid regime in South Africa.

    “Hospitals have been attacked repeatedly. Each one is a war crime. In fact, for Israel to fire one bullet across the border is also a crime. Trials for war crimes only apply to the defeated. Within the occupied territory, Israel’s polices are much worse than apartheid,” he said.

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    Sun Aug 3, 2014 4:39PM
    Press TV has conducted an interview with Randy Short, political commentator from Washington, about Israel pressing ahead with heavy offensive on the Gaza Strip amid international condemnation to stop the bloody onslaught.

    What follows is an approximate transcription of the interview.

    Press TV: Dr. Short, first of all you heard Professor Chomsky’s comments there. I mean how do you compare the Israeli apartheid to the one in South Africa? How powerful is the Israeli apartheid and how much power is needed to abolish it?

    Short: Well what makes the Israeli apartheid different from the South African apartheid is that if you look at the partners, Great Britain was the main power behind apartheid in South Africa, a much weaker Western country and it was the largest financial investor the United States and other countries lesser, to a lesser degree.

    Sun Aug 3, 2014 9:13AM
    Israel has been pressing ahead with heavy offensive on the Gaza Strip amid international condemnation to stop the bloody onslaught. Renowned Jewish American thinker Noam Chomsky tells Press TV that Israel has committed major war crimes in Gaza.
    Sun Aug 3, 2014 4:3AM

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tells the White House "not to ever second guess me again" by forcing on Israel a ceasefire with Palestinian resistance movement Hamas.

    Sun Aug 3, 2014 12:21AM
    Israel has been pressing ahead with heavy offensive on the Gaza Strip amid international condemnation to stop the bloody onslaught. Renowned Jewish American thinker Noam Chomsky tells Press TV that Israel has committed major war crimes in Gaza.
    Sun Aug 3, 2014 12:20AM
    Israel has been pressing ahead with heavy offensive on the Gaza Strip amid international condemnation to stop the bloody onslaught. Renowned Jewish American thinker Noam Chomsky tells Press TV that Israel has committed major war crimes in Gaza.
    Sat Aug 2, 2014 11:43PM

    Noam Chomsky, the renowned Jewish American thinker, says Israel has committed “a major war crime” as it continues to attack the besieged Gaza Strip.

    Sat Aug 2, 2014 11:36PM

    Noam Chomsky, the renowned Jewish American thinker, says Israel has committed “a major war crime” as it continues to attack the besieged Gaza Strip.

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