Barring Mr. Chomsky IS NOT declaring war on the intellect - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Avraham
    • 19.05.10 | 09:11 (IDT)

    Definitely not. Israel is a sovereign country and has the right to allow or not allow any foreigner to enter a territory under her control. Mr. Chomsky is not a friend of Israel. He is an ennemy. This is unacceptable. Israel does not have to be a masochist state. Refusing entry to Mr. Chomsky was a good decision. Writing that barring Mr. Chomsky is declaring war on the intellect is just a nonsense. Being an "intellectual" does not allow to behave the way Mr. Chomsky does.

    from the article: Declaring war on the intellect - Israel and Noam Chomsky
    First published 02:35 18.05.10 | Last updated 02:35 18.05.10
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