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So much for the ‘Arab Nato’

08 Jun 2017

What lies behind the Saudi-Qatar split? Yassamine Mather investigates

The myth of ‘human rights’

01 Jun 2017

He was the public face of US foreign policy, but Zbigniew Brzezinski (1928-2017) was far from being an original thinker, says Mike Macnair

Still an imperialist target

26 May 2017

Yassamine Mather analyses the significance of Hassan Rouhani’s re-election

Wait until 2018

25 May 2017

It seems quite possible that Donald Trump will not survive his full term, writes Peter Manson. But don’t expect any formal moves towards impeachment just yet

Dictatorship and ‘democracy’

18 May 2017

Yassamine Mather reports on the final days of the presidential election campaign

Campaign and reality

11 May 2017

In this edited version of her speech to the CPGB aggregate, Yassamine Mather looks at Donald Trump’s foreign policy after his first hundred days

The corrupt fight it out

04 May 2017

Yassamine Mather reports on Iran’s election charade

Trump in transition

27 Apr 2017

Jim Creegan discusses how the bourgeoisie disabuses presidents and high officials of any notion that they are free agents

All form, not much content

20 Apr 2017

Max Grierson reviews: Paul Beatty, 'The sellout', Oneworld Publications, 2016, pp289, £12.99

Playing dangerous games

20 Apr 2017

Donald Trump’s swaggering brinksmanship is a reminder of the fragility of the global order, argues Paul Demarty

What happened to ‘America first’?

13 Apr 2017

Establishment opinion has welcomed the new ‘sensible’ Donald Trump, who has acted ‘decisively’ on Syria. Eddie Ford reports

War is a real danger

06 Apr 2017

An open letter to all supporters of Hands Off the People of Iran

Mission Mars, or mission Earth?

23 Mar 2017

Donald Trump’s budget for Nasa contains no swingeing cuts. There will, though, be a change of focus - away from Earth and, instead, towards deep space and sending people to Mars. Jack Conrad says we would be well advised not to welcome such a hugely expensive diversion

Predictions amidst uncertainties

16 Mar 2017

Yassamine Mather looks behind the rhetoric of the ‘resistance economy’

True fake news

16 Mar 2017

Perhaps there is another agenda lurking behind Trump’s travel ban, muses Mike Macnair