In praise of Covert Action Quarterly (1978 – 2005)
Christopher Hitchens introduces Noam Chomsky
Starts slow and then gets good
Many things we know about the government’s misdeeds started with the research of the Covert Action Quarterly.
Founded by former CIA agent James Agee, it featured research and writing by Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn, Michael Parenti, and Christopher Hitchens and published from 1978 – 2005.
A “debate” between Hitchens and Chomsky on what causes Islamic Extremism.
Hitchens believes it comes from the nature of religion itself.
Chomsky believes US support behind Radical Islam is the key.