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U.S. Sanctions and Economic Turmoil Spark More Protests in Syria

Syria is in an unprecedented state of economic turmoil after years of a devastating civil war. Now with a new set of U.S. sanctions and with limited support from allied powers and Lebanese capital, the regime is backed into a corner. In response to the crisis, widespread protests against the regime and a rapidly deteriorating economic situation have emerged. 

Maryam Alaniz

June 19, 2020

Stop Bombing Syria!

Nothing good can come of this bombing or any other imperialist military intervention.

Left Voice

April 14, 2018

Stop the War on Afrin!

The Turkish Armed Forces -supported by Free Syrian Army groups- have started an air and land offensive on the predominantly Kurdish town of Afrin in Northern Syria, from multiple fronts at the same time.

Başlangıç Dergisi

February 2, 2018

Bombing Them to Save Them: The Imperialist Logic of War

President Trump gave the order to open a new front in the Syrian war Thursday evening. The US Navy launched 59 Tomahawk missiles hitting the ground at Al Shayrat airfield in Syria, site from where the chemical weapons were allegedly launched.

Juan C

April 7, 2017

The Carnage of Aleppo

Aleppo is a tragedy. Over a quarter million people have died in the confrontation between the rebels and the forces of the Syrian government. It would be unfair, however, to view them as being on the same level.

Juan C

December 23, 2016

Three Hypotheses on the Assassination of the Russian Ambassador to Turkey

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 following the seizure of Aleppo by Assad’s despotic regime, with the support of both Russia and Iran.

Claudia Cinatti

December 20, 2016

Hillary Clinton’s New Cold War

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 the Middle East.

Wayne Deluca

October 12, 2016

The Geopolitics of the Civil War in Syria

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 distinction between “friend or foe”. This article provides a brief overview of the opposing parties.

Claudia Cinatti

September 14, 2016

Phase Two of the Economic Crisis

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 discussion: the international political situation and the current stage of the global economic crisis.

Left Voice

September 1, 2016