Legacy of the 2003 war

We all know who is responsible for Fallujah, writes Yassamine Mather

As reports continue to come from Iraq indicating advances by the country’s armed forces on Fallujah, held by Islamic State, a number of international organisations, including the United Nations, are echoing earlier warning from Iraq’s main Shia cleric, ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, that the lives of the town’s 50,000 inhabitants are in mortal danger.

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Letters

Market socialism; Nuanced; United States; It’s imaginary; Talent; Toilet paper

Relationship of mutual dependency

Zionism uses the term ‘anti-Semitism’ against anyone who opposes its crimes against the Palestinian people, writes Eli Aminov

Political response needed

How will the resistance to France’s ‘labour reforms’ end? Daren Greene looks at the contending forces

Short cuts may not work

Chris Gray reviews: Yanis Varoufakis, 'And the weak suffer what they must?', Bodley Head 2016, pp336, £11.89

Letting Blair off the hook

Eddie Ford is not holding out any hopes for the Chilcot report

Reject the new contract

We need to develop a realistic strategy for victory, writes Richard Galen

Stop treating people like idiots

Paul Demarty surveys the latest output of ‘Project Fear’ - so you don’t have to

Edging towards affiliation

Mark Serwotka hopes to win next year’s PCS conference to join the internal Labour battle to defeat the right, writes Peter Manson

Divisions continue to multiply

Berlusconi shows all the signs of being a spent force, writes Toby Abse. But overall, politics still moves to the right

Vital reading

Also vital to donate, says Robbie Rix

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