At War With Asia

At War With Asia

Book - 2005
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imperial systems. We have had many opportunities to escape this trap and still do today. Failure to take advantages of these opportunities, continued submission to indoctrination, and indifference to the fate of others, will surely spell disaster for much of the human race." Finally back in print, At War With Asia provides us with the opportunity to understand the past and present logic of imperial force along with the will to stop it. Book jacket.
In an eerie prediction of today's events, Chomsky states that "it is unlikely that we can continue indefinitely on this mad course without severe domestic depression and regimentation. For those who hope to rule the world, to win what some scholars like to call 'the game of world domination,' American policies in Southeast Asia may appear rational. To the citizens of the empire, at home and abroad, they bring only pain and sorrow. In this respect we are reliving the history of earlier
really meant in terms of our military strategy and its eventual effects, both on the U.S. and the rest of the world. Looking back thirty years later, we still share Chomsky's concern: Will this war lead us to an ever-expanding battle against the people of the world and increasing repression at home?
The U.S. government's war in Asia has been the longest and most painful involvement of U.S. military in modern warfare. For nearly a decade, Noam Chomsky urged the U.S. to confront and avoid the dangers inherent in what is now referred to as the Vietnam War. Drawing in part on his visits to Asia and in part on his extensive reading in the field, he discusses the historical, political, and economic reasons behind our first involvement in an Asian land war. He then examines what this has
Publisher: Edinburgh ; Oakland, CA : AK, c2005
ISBN: 1902593898 (pbk.)
Branch Call Number: 959.704337 CHO
Characteristics: 242 p. ; 23 cm


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