Noam Chomsky is a slippery character.
1. Chomsky just now admits, after five years of mass murder:
“[stopping weapons] to the monstrous ISIS, which has been getting support tacitly through Turkey, through—to the al-Nusra Front, which is hardly different, has just the—the al-Qaeda affiliate, technically broke from it, but actually the al-Qaeda affiliate, which is now planning its own—some sort of emirate, getting arms from our allies, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.“
2. Previously he was spinning the situation differently.
What changed? Is he reading my pieces? Worried about his loss of credibility and his legacy?