Tag: Syria

So Much for the “Lesser Evil”: Biden Bombs Syria

In his first military action since inauguration, Joe Biden launched a series of airstrikes against Syria, signaling a renewed imperialist offensive in the region. With the power of the united working class, we must demand an end to imperialist aggression and sanctions in Syria, Iran, and the Middle East.

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. 

Stop Bombing Syria!

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

So Much for the “Lesser Evil”: Biden Bombs Syria

In his first military action since inauguration, Joe Biden launched a series of airstrikes against Syria, signaling a renewed imperialist offensive in the region. With the power of the united working class, we must demand an end to imperialist aggression and sanctions in Syria, Iran, and the Middle East.

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. 

Stop Bombing Syria!

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.