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8 February 2017
The military victory in Aleppo by Assad's regime and its foreign backers was a turning point in the war in Syria. It has put the Syrian government once more in formal control of the country's main urban centres. Serge Jordan of the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI) examines if this is the prelude to a broader peace settlement that could end the horrors inflicted on the Syrian people.
21 September 2016
There was nothing for the Libyan people to celebrate in the damning report by a Commons parliamentary committee into the British government's role in the West's contribution to overthrowing the brutal Gaddafi regime in 2011. This was an intervention which helped lead to the almost complete collapse of the country.
15 June 2016
As we approach voting day for the EU referendum, panic has set in for the establishment and 'project fear' has been stepped up. The official campaigns on both sides have bandied about arguments full of lies and misrepresentations. We answer three key questions: Does the EU build international solidarity? Does the EU defend workers' rights? Does the EU keep the peace?
30 March 2016
The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) has written a formal letter to the Electoral Commission asking them not to give millions of pounds of public resources to Tory and Ukip EU campaigners in June's referendum
2 December 2015
A volunteer reports on his time at the Calais refugee camp.
10 September 2014
Universal chaos: As anticipated, the government's cost-cutting Universal Credit (UC) system is leading to increased rent arrears among tenants
10 September 2014
The world does not look like a safer place after the Newport Nato Summit, held on 4-5 September
3 September 2014
Fighting in Ukraine escalated sharply over the last week as anti-government forces carried out a successful counter-attack, gaining territory in the south and east, writes Niall Mulholland.
20 August 2014
Nato, the war-machine of Western capitalism, will descend on Newport in September
26 September 2012
The Afghanistan war has been a "pointless waste of lives and not worth the billions of pounds it has cost since it started eleven years ago" think 78% of the people in a new poll by the Mirror
6 June 2012
The killing of 108 people near the Syrian town of Houla shocked and appalled people everywhere. Particularly abhorrent was the cold blooded murder of 49 children, many of them shot at close range.
23 November 2011
United working class-led movement needed for real regime change: Grenade attacks by Syrian army defectors on the ruling Baath party headquarters in Damascus and a few days earlier on an air force intelligence centre mark a new phase in the Syrian uprising
26 October 2011
Independent action by Libyan workers, youth and poor vital to prevent revolution's derailment: While the defeat of the last major forces defending Gaddafi's dictatorial and increasingly megalomaniac regime was widely welcomed, the way in which it fell means that clouds now hang over the future of the Libyan revolution, writes Robert Bechert.
26 August 2011
Libya: No to foreign military intervention - Libyan workers, youth and poor must act independently of imperialism
After six long months of bloody, protracted struggle the overthrow of the dictatorial Gaddafi regime was greeted with rejoicing by large numbers of Libyans, although by no means all. Robert Bechert, CWI, reports.
8 June 2011
But western powers also have blood on their hands: Bosnian Serb ex-General Ratko Mladic is now detained by the 'International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia', facing charges of genocide
2 June 2011
Following an article by Peter Taaffe published in the May 2011 issue of Socialism Today, titled 'Libya - the no-fly zone and the left', Peter has written two responses to comments made on the article
30 March 2011
What we think:
* No to imperialist intervention
* Build an independent force of workers and the poor
The Libyan revolution is at a crossroads. But the turning point is not simply the rapidly shifting battle around the Gulf of Sirte.
23 November 2010
Afghanistan war: SEVERAL THOUSAND protesters marched through central London on 20 November against the escalating war and continuing occupation of Afghanistan by Nato forces...
17 November 2010
The Nato onslaught on Afghanistan is now in its tenth year. Ten years of horrific brutality inflicted on those who have fought against the invasion and on many thousands of civilians in the areas under...
5 June 2009
THE NORTH Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) marked 60 years of its existence at the start of April in Strasbourg, France...
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