In Acts of Aggression three distinguished activist scholars examine the background and ramifications of the U.S. conflict with Iraq. Through three separate essays, the pamphlet provides an in-depth analysis of U.S./Arab relations, the contradictions and consequences of U.S. foreign policy toward "rogue states," and how hostile American actions abroad conflict with UN resolutions and international law.
About the Author
Noam Chomsky, Professor of Linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is the author recently of "Hopes and Prospects" (2010) and "Power and Terror" (Paradigm 2011). His articles and books revolutionized the contemporary study of linguistics and his political writings are widely read and translated throughout the world. In 2003 a profile of Chomsky in the "New Yorker" described his influence as one of the most cited scholars in history.
MIMI CLARK GRONLUND, the daughter of Tom C. Clark, was a reference librarian at the Alexandria Campus of Northern Virginia Community College for twenty-two years. Her research into her father's career spanned more than thirty years, and her master's thesis, "Tom Clark, the Early Years," earned her an M.A. in English from George Mason University. She has lived in McLean, Virginia, since 1976.
Edward Said (1935-2003) was one of the world's most celebrated and influential public intellectuals. He was University Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University and was a spokesman and activist for the Palestinian cause.