David Edwards (review date February 2002)
SOURCE: Edwards, David. Review of 9-11, by Noam Chomsky. Ecologist 32, no. 1 (February 2002): 69-70.
[In the following review, Edwards presents an overview of Noam Chomsky's central arguments in 9-11.]
‘Ha ha ha to the pacifists’, wrote Christopher Hitchens in November, as Kabul fell to the combined might of US bombers, the Northern Alliance, and the BBC's, ‘Simpson of Kabul’. Two months later, the victory celebrations continue tirelessly (almost maniacally), as the ‘first virtual war’ draws to a close. It was ‘an instant, foolproof, bloodless recipe, like Delia Smith for bombers’, crowed the Observer's Mary Riddell, demonstrating due...
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