Pirates and Emperors, Old and New

Pirates and Emperors, Old and New : International Terrorism in the Real World

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Pirates and Emperors, Old and New constitutes a collection of extended essays written between 1986 and 2001 which explore how "selected incidents of terrorism" are used as a cover for Western violence across the globe. Topics covered include the Lockerbie Bombing, the Second Palestinian Intifada and the attacks on the World Trade Centre. For those who want to understand the roots of American military actions in Iraq and Afghanistan, recent interventions in Libya, and the on-going destruction of Palestine this collection remains invaluable.This edition first published 2002show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 312 pages
  • 135 x 215 x 27mm | 303g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2nd ed.
  • 0745335489
  • 9780745335483
  • 498,939

Table of contents

Introduction 1. Thought Control: The Case of the Middle East 2. Middle East Terrorism and the American Ideological System 3. Libya in U.S. Demonology 4. The U.S. Role in the Middle East 5. International Terrorism: Image and Reality 6. The World After September the 11th 7. US/Israel-Palestine Notes Indexshow more

About Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky is a world renowned linguist and one of our foremost social critics. He is Institute Professor in the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at MIT and the author of numerous books for Pluto Press.show more