Syria

MIDDLE EAST

Bombing Them to Save Them: The Imperialist Logic of War

April 07, 2017 | In the face of Trump’s national chauvinism, we need to advance the most radical left-wing internationalism.

Juan Cruz Ferre

MIDDLE EAST

The Carnage of Aleppo

December 23, 2016 | Aleppo is a tragedy. Over a quarter million people have died in the confrontation between the rebels and the forces of the Syrian government.

Juan Cruz Ferre

TURKEY

Three Hypotheses on the Assassination of the Russian Ambassador to Turkey

December 20, 2016 | The assassination of Andrei Karlov, Russian Ambassador to Turkey, occurred against the backdrop of the civil war in Syria. In particular, it takes place amidst the dramatic turn of events (...)

Claudia Cinatti

GUEST POST - US ELECTIONS

Hillary Clinton’s New Cold War

October 12, 2016 | With Donald Trump’s campaign in shambles, Hillary Clinton is racing toward the Presidency. But her rhetoric contains a danger of deepening hostility toward Russia and dangerous saber-rattling over (...)

Wayne Deluca

MIDDLE EAST

The Geopolitics of the Civil War in Syria

September 14, 2016 | The shifting alliances and the overlapping of multiple ethnic, religious, geopolitical and social conflicts that characterize the civil war in Syria seem to defy the basic premise of any war— the (...)

Claudia Cinatti

ECONOMY

Phase Two of the Economic Crisis

September 01, 2016 | The 10th international conference of the Trotskyist Fraction took place in Buenos Aires from August 7 to 14, with representatives from 14 countries. This article focuses on one major topic of (...)

Arab Spring: Five Years Later

The End of a Dream: From Arab Spring to Bloody Fall (Part 2)

January 18, 2016 | On the 17th of December, 2010, in the village of Sidi Bouzid, Tunisian street vendor Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on fire. His act was the starting point of a wave of upheavals in the Arab world. (...)

Marius Maier

Arab Spring: Five Years Later

The End of a Dream: From Arab Spring to Bloody Fall (Part I)

January 14, 2016 | On the 17 of December 2010, in the village of Sidi Bouzid, Tunisian street vendor Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on fire. His act was the starting point of a wave of upheavals in the Arab world. (...)

Marius Maier

Down with the Assad dictatorship

Israel and imperialism, out of Syria

May 11, 2013 | In less than 48 hours, the State of Israel launched two rounds of aerial bombardments against military targets on the outskirts of Damascus...