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U.S. Imperialism Is Pushing Tensions in the Middle East to a Boiling Point

U.S. Imperialism's support for Israel is driving the tensions behind Iran's attack and the escalations in the Middle East. It is all the more urgent for the working class to unite with the movement for Palestine against imperialism and chart a way out of the crisis in the region.

Samuel Karlin

April 15, 2024

The United States Is Trapped in the Middle East

As a result of Israel’s offensive on Gaza, the United States is again becoming deeply entrenched in the Middle East. This is a humiliating blow to President Biden, who promised to reassert U.S. imperialism by moving away from direct involvement in the region.

Samuel Karlin

February 22, 2024

HRW Confirms Israel is Using a Weapon that Burns Skin Down to the Bone

The zionist state of Israel is using deadly white phosphorous bombs on Gaza, increasing the impact and suffering of their recent military intervention.

Molly Rosenzweig

October 14, 2023

Does Supporting Palestinian Resistance Mean Supporting the Strategy and Methods of Hamas?

After last Saturday’s Palestinian offensive, the imperialist governments and press launched a campaign to discredit supporters of the Palestinian cause. The aim is to frame support for the Palestinian people’s right to resistance as political support for Hamas and its methods. As revolutionary socialists, we must refuse this false equivalence.

Philippe Alcoy

October 13, 2023

Netanyahu and the U.S. Prepare Bloody Counterattack Against Gaza Strip

After the “Al-Aqsa Storm” operation by Hamas, Israel and its allies are preparing to make Palestinians pay tenfold for their resistance. In a press conference, the Israeli Prime Minister threatened to convert the Gaza Strip into rubble. We extend all our solidarity with the Palestinian struggle.

Maryam Alaniz

October 7, 2023

Biden’s Iran Policies Are a Pitch that He’s Imperialism’s Best Bet

Biden is simultaneously advancing negotiations with Iran and deploying thousands of U.S. troops to the Persian Gulf. Behind both moves are pressures on Biden to contain Iran and demonstrate that he’s U.S. imperialism’s best bet against China’s advance in the Middle East.

Samuel Karlin

August 23, 2023

Netanyahu and His Ultra-Right Coalition Pass First Judicial Reform Despite Wide Resistance

The Israeli Knesset passed a law for judicial overhaul despite massive mobilizations that have been happening for months. What these mobilizations miss, however, is solidarity with Palestinians.

Mirta Pacheco

July 27, 2023

There’s No Democracy Under Apartheid

75 years after its founding, the state of Israel is being rocked by massive protests in defense of democracy. Yet Israel never was a democracy — and never can be.

Nathaniel Flakin

May 15, 2023

The Nakba: An Ongoing Catastrophe

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the Nakba, or “catastrophe” in Arabic. Yet the displacement and dispossession of Palestinian people from their homeland began even before the creation of the Zionist State of Israel in 1948, and continues to this day.

Luigi Morris

May 15, 2023