Explosive stories of corruption in the media, our culture and our political system. Peter R. Mitchell and John Schoeffel have done a great job editing the book and an outstanding job of creating footnotes that are available on the web. The footnotes are such a good reference tool that Chomsky himself uses it to refer to. The editors have assembled the best of Chomsky's talks and it is the most readable Chomsky book I have seen. "Indispensable Chomsky" is exactly what it is. Buy it here
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Facts about Iraq he mainstream media has done a poor job reporting the facts surrounding Iraq.
The CIA and Saddam The relationship goes back to the beginning. The media is uninterested in how the Ba'ath party rose to power. (because of CIA hand in it)
U.S. Involved in Saddam's Gassings Scott Ritter and Richard Butler agree. The U.S. and Saddam Hussien were partners in war crimes. The U.S. gave technical advice on how to use Weapon of Mass Destruction, in this case chemicals.
"...if you want to reduce terrorist atrocities, if youre even sane, the first thing you do is look at their causes. ... If we want to know the reasons why things like this happen we are going to have to search the record." - Noam Chomsky
For example, policy makers violated our basic American principles by engineering a coup to overthrow a democratically elected leader and subjecting the Iranians to years of rule under the Shah.
"They [people from the Middle East] perceive U.S. support for almost any ruler willing to protect U.S. interests -- routinely identified in Washington as "oil and Israel." "- Graham E. Fuller former CIA