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Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky

Reuters (From Outlook, November 01, 2010)

US academic and polemicist Noam Chomsky, right background, who is a fierce critic of Israel, listens to the speech of Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah, as he attends the Hezbollah inauguration tourism project, in Mlita Village, south of Lebanon. As part of events marking the tenth anniversary of Israel's withdrawal from south Lebanon, Hezbollah inaugurated a permanent war museum, complete with war booty captured from Israeli soldiers, replicas of guerrillas in action on the battle field and in underground tunnels, and a memorial for its war dead.

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US academic and polemicist Noam Chomsky, who is a fierce critic of Israel, speaks to the media at a friend's house in Amman, Jordan. An Israeli official says academic Noam Chomsky has been denied entry to the country. Interior Ministry spokeswoman Sabine Haddad said Chomsky was turned away for "various reasons" but declined to elaborate. Chomsky was trying to cross the Allenby Bridge from Jordan. He was scheduled to deliver a lecture at Bir Zeit University in the West Bank.

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US academic and polemicist Noam Chomsky, who is a fierce critic of Israel, speaks to the media at a friend's house in Amman, Jordan. An Israeli official says academic Noam Chomsky has been denied entry to the country. Interior Ministry spokeswoman Sabine Haddad said Chomsky was turned away for "various reasons" but declined to elaborate. Chomsky was trying to cross the Allenby Bridge from Jordan. He was scheduled to deliver a lecture at Bir Zeit University in the West Bank.

AP Photo/Nader Daoud

U.S. academic and polemicist Noam Chomsky, left, speaks at Jordan's University in Amman, during an online lecture with Bir Zeit University in the West Bank. Chomsky was scheduled to deliver a lecture at Bir Zeit University but was turned away as he tried to cross the Allenby Bridge from Jordan into Israel. Chomsky, a Jew himself, is one of Israel's harshest academic critics. After Israel's 2009 war in Gaza, he was quoted as saying, "supporters of Israel are in reality supporters of its moral degeneration."

AP Photo/Mohammad Abu Ghosh

U.S. academic and polemicist Noam Chomsky, left, speaks at Jordan's University in Amman, during an online lecture with Bir Zeit University in the West Bank. Chomsky was scheduled to deliver a lecture at Bir Zeit University but was turned away as he tried to cross the Allenby Bridge from Jordan into Israel. Chomsky, a Jew himself, is one of Israel's harshest academic critics. After Israel's 2009 war in Gaza, he was quoted as saying, "supporters of Israel are in reality supporters of its moral degeneration."

AP Photo/Mohammad Abu Ghosh

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