By Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky reviews on terrorism, U.S. international coverage, Osama bin encumbered, and the long term implications of America’s army reaction.
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S. S. Department of the Treasury. OTHER EFFECTS 1. Deters donations or contributions to named organizations 2. Heightens public awareness and knowledge of terrorist organizations 3. Signals to other governments our concern about named organizations 4. Stigmatizes and isolates designated terrorist organizations internationally THE PROCESS The Secretary of State makes decisions concerning the designation and redesignation of FTO's following an exhaustive interagency review process in which all evidence of a group's activity, from both classified and open sources, is scrutinized.
S. as well. S. ). S. is its support for these regimes. S. control over the huge resources of the region is threatened. Similar problems extend to North Africa and Southeast Asia, particularly Indonesia. Even apart from internal conflict, an increased flow of armaments to the countries of the region increases the likelihood of armed conflict and the flow of weapons to terrorist organizations and narcotraffickers. S. S. support). Pakistan and India, border countries armed with nuclear weapons, have been eye to eye in serious conflict for years.
Despite the prima facie plausibility of the charge, and the unprecedented effort to establish it, the documentation is surprisingly thin. Only a small fraction of it even bears on the Sept. 11 crimes, and that little would surely not be taken seriously if presented as a charge against Western state criminals or their clients. The Wall Street Journal accurately described the documents as "more like a charge than detailed evidence," relegating the report to a back page. S. official who says that "The criminal case is irrelevant.