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As British jets join raids on Iraq - Protest against the war

30 September 2014
British warplanes joined the third attack on Iraq in less than 25 years after a vote in Westminster on Friday of last week.

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

The truth about bombing Iraq

30 September 2014
As Britain and the US lead yet another assault on Iraq, Socialist Worker takes apart some of the warmongers’ key arguments for intervention

MPs vote to start bombing Iraq

26 September 2014
Britain is now set to attack Iraq for the third time in less than 25 years, after a vote in Westminster tonight, Friday.

Don't pour fuel on the fire in Iraq and Syria

23 September 2014
Western politicians are beating the drums of war. The US began bombing Syria on Tuesday. It is already bombing Iraq—and Britain could soon join the attacks. 

Tories prepare to join war after US bombing spreads to Syria

23 September 2014
Cruise missiles rained down on Syria from fighter jets, Predator and Reaper drones and from the sea on Tuesday of this week.

Say no to war on Syria and Iraq

23 September 2014
Syrian socialist speaks out against the West's bombs

Stop David Cameron's plan to join US bombing of Iraq

09 September 2014
David Cameron, backed by Labour Party leaders and the Lib Dems, is preparing to bomb Iraq again. It will only make matters worse if he does order a return to British attacks.

US power is in crisis from Iraq to Ukraine

09 September 2014
Amid the hubbub of media and official commentary on and denunciation of the jihadi Islamic State (Isis), only one thing is clear—no one has a clue what to do.

West plans more raids as Iraq sinks in violence

26 August 2014
As warmongers gather at Nato talks, the mess they created in Iraq leads to a new wave of sectarian killings

Arming the Kurds won’t stop Iraq’s brutal civil war

19 August 2014
It will be a disaster for Iraq’s Kurds if the West succeeds in hijacking their cause, argues Ken Olende

How did the sectarian nightmare come true in Syria and Iraq?

19 August 2014
Lebanese socialist Bassem Chit argues counter-revolution and imperialism created Iraq and Syria’s army of sectarians the Islamic State. Something else must defeat it

The West launches fresh attacks on Iraq in bid to regain control

19 August 2014
Western forces are becoming more deeply embroiled in a new military intervention in Iraq, which they now admit will last months. 

Bombing Iraq will only intensify a crisis caused by imperialism

12 August 2014
The rise of sectarianism and the Islamic State is a direct result of the US’s divide and rule strategy—more intervention will only make the problem it created worse, writes Judith Orr

Hatreds spawned by the West - the myth of the intolerant Middle East

12 August 2014
Violence in the Middle East is often blamed on age old religious hatred. But the region's history is of coexistence—until imperialist superpowers tore it apart, argues Ken Olende

The West is only out to protect its interests in Iraq

12 August 2014
Everyone who has seen footage of the terrible plight of the Yazidi people trapped on a mountainside in northern Iraq will have been moved. 

'Zionism erased our Jewish-Arab identities'

12 August 2014
With the savage attacks on Gaza by Israel it is not surprising many see the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians to be eternal and unsolvable. 

US bombs will make Iraq's crisis worse

08 August 2014
US forces launched a new bombing campaign on northern Iraq today, Friday.

International round-up

08 July 2014
Metal workers' strike shakes South Africa | Maliki hangs on but Iraq may split | Massive march in Hong Kong | Former French president Sarkozy arrested

Revolutionary socialists across Middle East denounce sectarianism

01 July 2014
Revolutionary socialist organisations in Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Tunisia, Syria and Morocco have issued a joint statement condemning the sectarianism ripping Iraq apart.

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