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

Publisher: Pluto Press Place of Publication: London Date of Publication: 2002 Author: Chomsky, Noam

Review

‘Judged in terms of the power, range, novelty, and influence of his thought, Noam Chomsky is arguably the most important intellectual alive.’ New York Times Book Review ‘One of the radical heroes of our age… A towering intellect… Powerful, always provocative.’ Guardian ‘Our greatest unraveller of accredited lies.’ New Statesman ‘An exploder of received truths.’ New York Times ‘On the one hand we have the established media, the respectable community of foreign affairs analysts, the government–and on the other, Noam Chomsky.’ The Nation ‘Thank God for Noam Chomsky.’ Robert Fisk, The Independent

About the Author

Noam Chomsky is a world renowned linguist and one of America’s 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, including Fateful Triangle, The New Military Humanism, Power and Terror and A New Generation Draws the Line.