NSA surveillance is an attack on American citizens, says Noam Chomsky | World news | guardian.co.uk

NSA surveillance is an attack on American citizens, says Noam Chomsky | World news | guardian.co.uk.

Governments will use whatever technology is available to combat their primary enemy – their own population, says critic.

Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky has praised the Guardian’s revelations about the activities of the National Security Agency. Photograph: Graeme Robertson for the Guardian

The actions of the US government in spying on its and other countries’ citizens have been sharply criticised by Noam Chomsky, the prominent political thinker, as attacks on democracy and the people.

“Governments should not have this capacity. But governments will use whatever technology is available to them to combat their primary enemy – which is their own population,” he told the Guardian.

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