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Chomsky Gets Top Pentagon "Honor"

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The Pentagon has paid anti-war activist Noam Chomsky the highest honor any totalitarian entity can bestow upon an author: they've banned his book "Interventions" at Guantanamo Bay prison.

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They won't say precisely why they "honored" Chomsky, but Navy spokesman Lt. Cmdr. Brook DeWalt told the Miami Herald that "Interventions"(City Lights Books) might negatively "impact on (Gitmo's) good order and discipline."

The Pentagon, of course, insists on "good order and discipline" running its prison camp. Chomsky likes order, too. What he objects to is the Pentagon spreading dis order globally.

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Sherwood Ross worked as a reporter for the Chicago Daily News and contributed a regular "Workplace" column for Reuters. He has contributed to national magazines and hosted a talk show on WOL, Washington, D.C. In the Sixties he was active as public (more...)

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