I mentioned before that one of the back cover blurbs for The End of Faith is Alan Dershowitz saying that Harris exposes the secular fanaticism of Noam Chomsky, which I suspected was a swipe at Chomsky over his position on the Israeli/Palestinian dispute.
I now see that the feeling is mutual. I was flipping through What We Say Goes the other day and I came across a passage in which Chomsky accused Dershowitz of fanatacism. According to Chomsky, Dershowitz stated that 80 percent of the Lebanese population supporting Hezbollah means that 100 percent of the population are legitimate targets for Israeli reprisal attacks.
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