Noam Chomsky is Institute Professor & Professor of Linguistics (Emeritus) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the author of dozens of books on U.S. foreign policy. He writes a monthly column for The New York Times News Service/Syndicate.
Noam Chomsky: The Real ‘Grave Threat’ to World Peace Isn’t Iran—It’s the U.S.
The longtime leftist intellectual on the absurdity of American opposition to the Iran deal. MORE
Features · August 20, 2015
Noam Chomsky: The Long, Shameful History of American Terrorism
President Obama should call our country's history of supporting insurgents abroad for what it is: U.S.-backed terrorism. MORE
Features · November 3, 2014
Noam Chomsky: Only One Thing Will Make Israel Change Course
Israel's brutalization of Palestinians through exercises like "mowing the lawn" will persist without a change in U.S. policy. MORE
Features · October 2, 2014
The End of History?
The short, strange era of human civilization would appear to be drawing to a close. MORE
Features · September 4, 2014
For Gaza, ‘The Norm’ Is Devastating
With its latest offensive, Israel's objective is simple: to return to the status quo. MORE
Features · August 4, 2014
Just Whose National Security?
The government's idea of protection seems awfully self-serving. MORE
Features · June 6, 2014
The Politics of Red Lines
Putin's takeover of Crimea scares U.S. leaders because it challenges America's global dominance. MORE
Features · May 1, 2014
Nuclear Weapons Won’t Keep Us Safe
The U.S. will spend an estimated $1 trillion on its nuclear arsenal in the next 30 years. And for what cause? MORE
Features · March 31, 2014
In Times of Government Surveillance, Whose ‘Security’ Is at Stake?
Officials claim the current state policy is necessary to preserve the public's well-being. MORE
Features · March 3, 2014
The Greatest Threat to World Peace
The United States polls higher than Pakistan, Iran and China as a perceived menace to peace. MORE
Features · February 5, 2014