Regarding MEMRI

Date: Sun 24 Nov 2002 - 01:11:26 GMT

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    I respect Chomsky's opinions on these issues little more than I respect those of Robert Fisk or Edward Said. What might trouble such types about MEMRI (the Middle East Media Research Institute) is that they present information and opinions that conflict with the schema which the above authors proffer, but which they cannot refute, for what they present are the horse's mouth messages of the Muslim government officials, media outlets and mullahs themselves, and although they might like to kill this translating messenger, the messages are authentic, authentically translated, and their sources are voluminously documented.

    I found the following one to be particularly revealing:

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