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Isis and the fight against imperialism

10 February 2015
Most people will be understandably horrified by Isis’s latest atrocity, the burning alive of Jordanian military pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh. 

Twelve years for not making bombs, two years for making them

09 December 2014
the mother of a man jailed for over 12 years for travelling to Syria to fight the dictatorship of Bashar al-Assad says she was “betrayed” by police.

US bombs won't bring liberation in Syria

28 October 2014
Syrian revolutionary socialist Joseph Daher writes on Western intervention

'The media makes people think that all Muslims are terrorists'

28 October 2014
As the West sinks deeper into another imperialist adventure in the Middle East, politicians’ racist propaganda about Muslims is fuelling more Islamophobia in Britain, says?Judith Orr

Turkey allows Kurdish fighters into Kobane

21 October 2014
Turkey lifted a ban on Kurdish fighters crossing the border into north eastern Syria to defend the town of Kobane from Islamic State forces last Tuesday. 

‘Blame the West’s wars, not Muslims’ says 7/7 survivor

14 October 2014
Linda is a 7/7 London bombing survivor, who was injured in the Aldgate Tube bomb on 7 July 2005. 

The West is no friend of the Kurds

14 October 2014
Kurdish oppression has been made and perpetuated by imperialism, and liberation will not be brought by its arms or compromises with it, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

London marchers say no to new Iraq war

04 October 2014
More than 2,000 people marched through London in the driving rain today, Saturday, against the bombing of Iraq.

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.

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

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

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.

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

This is a war Israel may come to regret

29 July 2014
There is a ghastly familiarity about Israel’s assault on Gaza. The scenes of carnage and destruction inflicted by the Israeli Defence Force (IDF) recall very similar scenes during Operation Cast Lead in 2008-9.

The great betrayal of Palestine by the Arab ruling classes

29 July 2014
Arab leaders condemn Israel. But their ties to Western imperialism mean they aren’t real allies in the fight for Palestinian liberation, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

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