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Three additional 2008 interviews with Professor Chomsky

Chomsky on the Kurds. With Namo Abdulla, Kurdish Aspect. August 11, 2008.

US public irrelevant. With Avi Lewis, Al-Jazeera. June 30, 2008.

Benazir's martyrdom may exacerbate unrest in Sindh. With Farad Faruqui, AAJ TV. February 2, 2008.

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