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Analysis by Country

Pakistan and India’s call to arms

Since the killing of Burhan Wani (see: http://www.fifthinternational.org/content/kashmir-killing-sparks-mass-op... ) there has been a severe crack down by the Indian state on th Read more...

Turkey; a regime on the way to Bonapartism

Although, in an interview with Germany's public broadcaster, ARD, Angela Merkel ducked the question, “how democratic is Turkey now?”, the answer has been clear for a long time: the political strength Read more...

Workers' movement must mobilise against Fascist terror in Finland and Sweden

On September 10, in Finland's capital city, Helsinki, 28-year-old Jimi Joonas Karttunen was attacked from behind by supporters of the Finnish branch of the neo-Nazi Nordic Resistance Movement (NRM), a Read more...

UK: Corbyn’s Second Victory; Results and Prospects

For the second time in less than a year, Jeremy Corbyn won the election for the Leader of the Labour Party by a landslide. Read more...

Statement on the Assault on Eastern Aleppo

The brutal attack on Eastern Aleppo by Russian and Syrian warplanes, bombing with bunker buster, incendiary and barrel bombs, has already killed hundreds of civilians, creating a landscape many have l Read more...

Pakistan: Sharif turns against refugees

When the international media talk about “the refugee crisis” they generally mean the situation in Europe, ignoring the plight of millions across a vast area stretching from the Atlantic to the Himalay Read more...

Britain:The bitter fruit of Brexit

The first of the reactionary consequences of Brexit is the major boost it has given to racist attacks on people perceived to be migrants. The effect was immediate. Read more...

France: no to state racism

In the wake of the terrorist atrocities of 13 November 2015, which left 130 dead, Socialist government ministers and local mayors in various cities and regions have launched a series of measures targe Read more...