By Noam Chomsky, Edward W. Said, Ramsey Clark

Via 3 separate essays, this publication offers an in-depth research of U.S.-Arab family, the contradictions and results of U.S. international coverage towards "rogue states", and the way opposed American activities overseas clash with U.N. resolutions and foreign legislations. Noam Chomsky compares U.S. international coverage to that of the "rogue states" which the USA identifies as its enemies. Ramsey Clark argues that U.S. sanctions and army activities opposed to Iraq are indefensible, and in violation of the common announcement of Human Rights.

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18 Near the Civilization and the Gods in the Eumenides 15 end of the campaign, Nicias tries to bolster his troops’ confidence by saying to them that their terrible sufferings should not be unexpected. The Athenian invasion of Sicily has led them to commit injustices, and the gods have been punishing them accordingly. But, he says, now that they have been suitably punished, the gods can be expected to relent, for, he suggests, the gods punish the unjust within limits. Nicias tries to encourage them further to remember that the gods are bound to stop punishing them because they are, after all, led by him, and he is confident that he has lived most piously and surely now deserves good treatment from the gods.

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In Aristotle’s view, we are responsible for being careless, since we become careless through living carelessly; and the same holds true if we spend our lives drinking or living dissolutely. If our character in general is subject to self-formation through our own habitual practices, then, as Aristotle argues, our characters, too, along with our actions, are voluntary: they are up to us, provided that they are chosen by us in awareness of the relevant circumstances. 18)—which may also be problematic on a variety of other grounds—is at least problematic because the Athenians themselves are responsible for their own characters.

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