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Imperialism


In Qatar, Yemen and Gaza, power play of Saudis and Iran brings new danger

29 August 2017
An economic blockade led by US ally Saudi Arabia backfired spectacularly as Qatar announced it had reopened full diplomatic ties with Iran last week.

War without end in Afghanistan

26 August 2017
After sixteen years of occupation the US is preparing to send thousands more troops to Afghanistan. Nick Clark argues it could be the graveyard of empire

Western bombs slaughter civilians in Raqqa

26 August 2017
The Western-backed offensive to retake the Syrian city of Raqqa from Isis has killed “hundreds of civilians”.

Four US-backed coups in Latin America—and two close shaves

20 August 2017
Bloody history shows why and how we need to keep imperialist hands off Venezuela

Trump risks deadly war over rivalry with China

15 August 2017
US president Donald Trump has warned that the US military is “locked and loaded” with “military solutions fully in place” in a confrontation with North Korea.

How the dying British Empire tore India in half—and how it could have been stopped

13 August 2017
Seventy years ago this week the British Empire left India after decades of brutal rule

Trump ramps up tensions in Asia

06 August 2017
Warmonger in chief Donald Trump is ramping up tensions in Asia with fresh sanctions against the North Korean dictatorship.

The logic behind the crossover between Holocaust deniers and Israel’s allies

01 August 2017
If you keep crying “Wolf!” don’t be surprised when the real beast enters the room.

Assault on Mosul ‘killed 40,000 civilians’ and US allies are still murdering people

25 July 2017
The number of civilians killed during the assault on Mosul in Iraq is much higher than earlier estimates from the Iraqi government and the US.

Warmongers throw good money after bad

18 July 2017
How much bang for your buck do you think you’d get for a £100 million fighter jet?

Israeli clamp down at Al Aqsa mosque marks new crackdown on Palestinians

18 July 2017
Israel has launched a new crackdown on Palestinians in East Jerusalem, restricting Muslim access to the Al Aqsa mosque compound.

Protests against the G20 in Hamburg have left the German government in a mess

10 July 2017
The protests against the G20 summit in Hamburg over the last week showed that there’s a huge discontent with ruling classes all over the world.

Mission accomplished? Iraq’s heard that before

03 July 2017
The Iraqi military said it was in the final stages of capturing the city of Mosul from Isis as Socialist Worker went to press.

Pro-Palestine activists' legal win pressures Zionists - but Tory attacks continue

27 June 2017
A court ruling slapped down Tory attempts to curb the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign last week—giving a boost to pro-Palestinian campaigners.

Qatar crisis exposes dangerous tensions

13 June 2017
A campaign of sanctions and threats against Gulf state Qatar showed up tensions among competing Middle Eastern powers—and confusion among the US ruling class.

Six days that entrenched imperialism

06 June 2017
Fifty years ago Israel launched the Six Day War in a bid to shore up its relationship with the US and its murderous rule over Palestine, writes Nick Clark

More powers for the cops won’t make us more safe

06 June 2017
Theresa May has said that the Tories will bring in new terror legislation.

Theresa May wants to use London Bridge attack to step up Islamophobia and repression

06 June 2017
Prime minister Theresa May is deliberately using the deaths of seven people last night to boost the Tories and encourage revenge against Muslims.

Manuel Noriega—the murderous stooge the US betrayed in Panama

06 June 2017
Colonel Manuel Noriega was a dictator and drug-runner. But he was also a bought and paid-for stooge of US imperialism.

Jeremy Corbyn was right to link West's war with Manchester attack

30 May 2017
Whatever happens in the election, Jeremy Corbyn has earned his place in history. He did this last Friday when he didn’t flee in the face of the Tory attempts to exploit the Manchester atrocity.

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