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Syria

Syria - Years of War?

David Cameron has admitted that the war on ISIS could go on for years. All military experts agree that airpower alone cannot defeat ISIS because itt cannot hold territory. Read more...

The war in Syria and its regional and global impact

Revolution and Counterrevolution in Syria

The intervention by rival imperialist powers, the US and Russia, and by regional gendarmes Turkey and Saudi Arabia has conspired against the popular forces of the Syrian democratic revolution and the Read more...

Arab Spring: triumph of the counter-revolution?

In this new introduction to the Theses on revolution and counter-revolution in the Arab Spring, Marcus Halaby looks at the
reversals suffered by progressive forces across the Middle East. Read more...

Rojava, Imperialism and Revolution

The heroic resistance of the Kurdish self defence units of the YPG / YPJ is undoubtedly currently at the forefront of the fight for a progressive development in the Middle East. Read more...

No to the bombing of Syria and Iraq – solidarity with Kobane!

As the Western powers bomb Iraq and Syria under the pretext of fighting the Islamic State, attention has been drawn to the struggle of the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) to defend the Syrian Read more...

Solidarity with Rojava and Kobani! Support the Kurdish resistance against the ISIS!

For the past two weeks, the city of Kobani in the Rojava region of Syria, bordering Turkey, has been at the heart of the Syrian civil war. Read more...

The UN resolution on Syria: A counter-revolutionary device

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