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Drum beat of war

16 Nov 2017

Beirut is now the focus of the burgeoning Saudi-Iranian rivalry, writes Yassamine Mather

Abolish the standing army, establish a citizen force

05 Oct 2017

James Marshall of Labour Party Marxists takes issue with shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry and the repentant Trotskyite, Paul Mason

Not enforcing juche

14 Sep 2017

In the last analysis North Korea’s ‘rogue state’ status results from US strategic requirements, writes Mike Macnair

Oppression from all sides

10 Aug 2017

Iraqi communist Haifa Zangana addressed the London Communist Forum on August 6

New horrors beckon

13 Jul 2017

What will follow the ‘liberation’ of Mosul? Yassamine Mather is not optimistic

So much for the ‘Arab Nato’

08 Jun 2017

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

Politics of failure

01 Jun 2017

The government’s response to the Manchester bombing is to promise further crackdowns on democratic rights, writes Eddie Ford

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

The Libyan connection

01 Jun 2017

Those who voted for the bombing in 2011 must share some of the blame for incidents like Manchester, argues Yassamine Mather

The Manchester bombing

25 May 2017

Statement from the PCC of the CPGB

A story of isolation

11 May 2017

Unification under capitalism can only but perpetuate inequality, writes Michael Roberts

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

Playing dangerous games

20 Apr 2017

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

After the fall of Aleppo

12 Jan 2017

Opposition to imperialism does not mean support for Assad, argues Yassamine Mather, and the myth of the moderate opposition is busted

Iran deal dead and buried

24 Nov 2016

How will the Trump presidency impact on the Middle East? Yassamine Mather looks at the possibilities