Below is a link to a response from Chomsky on the subject of the "New Atheists". It is interesting and typical Chomsky:
I apparently also missed out on all the fun. Evidently Hitchens and Chomsky got into it -- in all likelihood initiated by Hitchens, unless I miss my guees -- over 9/11 and the Iraq war. If you look up something like "Hitchens debates Chomsky" you get a number of nice hits.