(Newser) – President Obama isn't the only one worried about the drumbeat toward war with Iran. So is MIT professor Noam Chomsky, who argues that Iran's pursuit of nuclear power—and perhaps weapons—is a defensive posture against the region's two main aggressors, the US and Israel. "Concerns about 'the imminent threat' of Iran are often attributed to the 'international community'—code language for US allies," writes Chomsky on ZNet. "The people of the world, however, tend to see matters rather differently. "
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