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An attack on Iran before Bush leaves office?

Whilst it was Hillary Clinton who set the war drums beating harder once again by saying that she would eliminate Iran in the case of a military attack on Israel, no sooner had she withdrawn from the r Read more...

Hands off the People of Iran: campaign for action or propaganda bloc?

Hands off the People of Iran (Hopi) describes itself as a campaign against an attack on Iran by the United States and in support of the struggles of Iranian workers, youth and women against Iran's rep Read more...

US war drums increase tempo

The US has stepped up its threats of a military strike on Iran. It is using Iran’s development of nuclear power and accusations that its Revolutionary Guards are aiding the Iraqi resistance as a pretext. Read more...

Iranian women must ally with workers

Earlier this month, Iranian women’s rights activist Delaram Ali was given a sentence (currently suspended) of a flogging and two and half years in prison. Her “crime” was participating in a demonstration calling for reform of Iran’s Islamic legal system, which discriminates against women. Read more...

US increases the pressure on Iran as a prelude to war

A US Senate resolution designating Iran’s Revolutionary Guard a “terrorist organisation” and imposing sanctions on companies that do business with it underlines the White House’s drive to a military strike on Iran. This measure will affect European companies doing business in Iran, and so puts pressure on France, Germany and Russia to choose sides in George W Bush’s latest adventure in the “War on Terror”. Read more...

Iran: Islam, repression and rebellion

While the West plots “regime change” in Iran, Simon Hardy reviews a new book on the class struggle inside the country, a timely reminder that regimes can also be changed from below Read more...

Stop the war drive against Iran

The imperialist occupiers may be desperate to dig themselves out of the Iraqi quagmire but this in no way reduces their warmongering. The US - with its British lap dog in tow and and its Israeli guard dog straining at the leash - is preparing for air strikes against Iran. Read more...

Hands off Iran!

The US-led coalition occupying Iraq is rapidly falling apart. The much-heralded 21,500 extra troops sent in January were largely National Guard reservists. The frontline troops consist of war-weary regular soldiers, denied leave for months. A recent poll revealed that only 17 per cent of them still support the war. Read more...

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