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Don’t get tangled up in imperial rivalries

08 December 2015
Alex Callinicos argues that socialists and anti-imperialists have to build the broadest and biggest anti-war movement possible. But this task faces new complications

Protesters vow to fight on as Tories begin bombing Syria

03 December 2015
Around 3,000 protesters took the streets outside parliament as MPs inside voted for war. The first airstrike was launched just a few hours later.

Lies from the top as the Tories push for war on Syria

01 December 2015
Cameron put his case for bombing Syria in parliament on Thursday of last week. He claimed military intervention is the only way to keep Britain safe from a terrorist attack by Islamist group Isis.

Thousands take to the streets for emergency protests

01 December 2015
Around 5,000 people joined an emergency protest outside Downing Street last Saturday against Britain joining the bombing of Syria. The protest had been called with just a few days’ notice.

Stop war on Syria round up

01 December 2015
David Cameron claimed bombing Syria is necessary because Isis poses a specific evil.Yet in August 2013 he said bombing Syria was necessary because of the specific evil of president Bashar al-Assad.

Blairites back war in Syria to take aim at Jeremy Corbyn

01 December 2015
The drama over whether Britain should join the bombing campaign in Syria irresistibly recalls the feverish climate in February and March 2003, in the lead-up to the Anglo-American assault on Iraq.

Hundreds rally in London to demand that refugees are welcome here

05 November 2015
Up to 700 people joined a refugee solidarity rally organised by Stand Up to Racism in central London last night, Wednesday.

Leaks show US planned deadly raid on Afghan hospital

20 October 2015
Charity accuses US of ‘premeditated massacre’ after it bombed a hospital in Afghanistan, writes Judith Orr

Bombs will worsen the situation for Syria - whether Western or Russian

13 October 2015
The Tories want to push forward with proposals to join the US in bombing Syria. They claim this will stop the rise of Isis and make Britain safer.

Conference organises against war

22 September 2015
Around 150 people joined the Stop the War Coalition’s annual conference in central London last Saturday.

Stop the War conference

09 June 2015
Around 400 activists attended the Confronting a World at War conference last Saturday in central London organised by the Stop the War Coalition (StW).

We Are Many brings to the screen the day the world said no to war

19 May 2015
A new film We Are Many looks back at the 15 February 2003 protests against the invasion of Iraq. Its director Amir Amirani spoke to Socialist Worker

Civilian deaths mount as war in Yemen continues

14 April 2015
The Saudis are leading the attack because they want to stop the growth of a rival regional power. The Saudi coalition is backed by the US, which is trying to reassert its influence

'Remember war resisters, not generals,' says campaigning author Adam Hochschild

04 November 2014
Millions around the world will  remember the war dead on Sunday of this week, with special focus on the 100th anniversary of the First World War.

Tory war lies unravel as British ground troops enter Iraq

14 October 2014
THE LIE that British troops would not return to Iraq is falling apart.

David Cameron calls for more Iraq attacks

07 October 2014
Politicians are using Islamic State murders to ramp up their war rhetoric, writes Judith Orr

US imperialism is still in crisis—build opposition to Obama’s messy war

30 September 2014
The West 's rulers are preparing for a long war in the Middle, but there’s no prospect of a simple rerun of the George W Bush years

Protests across Britain against war on Iraq and Syria

30 September 2014
Protesters took to the streets at the news of a new war on Iraq in cities across Britain from Glasgow to Portsmouth.

US missiles will worsen Iraq crisis

16 September 2014
The US started a new bombing campaign in Iraq this week. It no longer claims to be carrying out a humanitarian mission. 

Thousands take to streets for Palestine

05 August 2014
Israel’s assault on Gaza has provoked demonstrations in every town and city in Britain. Last weekend saw local protests across the country.

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