I don’t follow Chomsky but I do find this book aptly titled. After as many as 4.5 million Iraqis have died due to a Western, U.S./Israel led war, it is an expression of cognitive dissonance for Arabs or Muslims in the Middle East to hear themselves be accused nonstop of terrorism.
“A blast of fresh air which blows away the cobwebs of propaganda and deception, On Western Terrorism is a powerful critique of the West’s role in the world which will inspire all those who read it to think independently and critically.
In On Western Terrorism Noam Chomsky, world renowned dissident intellectual, discusses Western power and propaganda with filmmaker and investigative journalist Andre Vltchek. The discussion weaves together a historical narrative with the two men’s personal experiences which led them to a life of activism.
The discussion includes personal memories, such as the New York newsstand where Chomsky began his political education, and broadens out to look at the shifting forms of imperial control and the Western propaganda apparatus. Along the way the discussion touches on many countries of which the authors have personal experience, from Nicaragua and Cuba, to China, Chile, Turkey and many more.”