Towards a New Cold War

Essays on the Current Crisis and How We Got There Publisher: Sinclair Browne Place of Publication: London UK Date of Publication: 1982 Author: Chomsky, Noam

This is Noam Chomsky’s description of the evolution of American foreign policy and ideology between the early 1970s and Ronald Reagan’s first term. He dissects assumptions about US commitment to human rights during the Carter administration, its relation to the Middle East, especialy Israel and the Palestinians, as well as the ways the public intelligensia dealt with information on these topics that was to the contrary of official policy.