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Noam Chomsky on Serbia, Kosovo and the West

Posted by Dave (The Void) on February 17, 2008

To mark the occasion of the latest step in the disintegration of the former Yugoslavia, I bring you a 2006 interview (36 mins) with Noam Chomsky on Serbian TV.

As it becomes less and less possible to hold up the invasion of Afghanistan as the good war that justifies our imperialism, tame media pundits can still look back fondly upon the 1999 bombing of Serbia as a truly humanitarian intervention. In fact that war fits the pattern set by its successors: a propaganda fairy story of saving savages from each other to disguise the violent projection of Western power.

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One Response to “Noam Chomsky on Serbia, Kosovo and the West”

  1. Smearing Chomsky has become a respectable pass time over the last few decades, and there’s a persistent rumour that he’s tried to deny or justify the quasi-fascist atrocities committed by Serbia.

    In fact he has done no such thing.

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