Book Discussion on Failed States

Noam Chomsky talked about his book Failed States: The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy, published by Metropolitan… read more

Noam Chomsky talked about his book Failed States: The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy, published by Metropolitan Books. The book is about just war theory and the invasion of Iraq. During the talk, Professor Chomsky criticized the work of Michael Walzer, an influential proponent of just war theory and the author of the popular book Just and Unjust Wars. Following his remarks, Professor Chomsky took questions from the West Point cadets in the audience about international law and the Bush administration’s foreign policy. close

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  • Chomsky, Noam Professor Emeritus Massachusetts Institute of Technology->Linguistics
  • Tully, Robert Professor U.S. Military Academy->Philosophy

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Book Discussion on Failed States

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West Point, New York, United States
First Aired:
May 27, 2006
Last Aired:
Jan 24, 2007

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  • May 27, 2006 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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