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South Korean military vs…Noam Chomsky?

South Korea military going to court over Chomsky

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s Defence Ministry, which maintains a force of about 670,000 troops to fend off an invasion from the communist North, also feels threatened by the likes of American linguist Noam Chomsky.

The ministry said Friday it may punish some officers for harming “the military’s mental power” by trying to bring books it considers too leftist onto its bases.</em>


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