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Imperialism & War > War and peace

Our duty to Iran's working class

15 Mar 2012

Speaking at a CPGB meeting in Manchester in support of Hands Off the People of Iran, Yassamine Mather makes the call for urgent and principled solidarity

The prince and the terrorist

04 Aug 2022

Yassamine Mather explores the fabulously rich bin Laden family and the links between the Middle East’s efficient royals and Britain’s dignified royals

Pulling the dragon’s tail

04 Aug 2022

Dan Lazare looks at the dangerous implications of Nancy Pelosi’s provocative trip to Taiwan, and the silence of the congressional left

Gunning for China

04 Aug 2022

Eddie Ford wonders whether the much-heralded Kherson counter-offensive and massive deliveries of western armaments could be a potential game-changer

No support for either side

28 Jul 2022

War crimes investigations and trials are not just a continuation of the Russia-Ukraine conflict by other, legal, means. There is, Yassamine Mather shows, a grisly connection with the Middle East

Energy as a weapon

28 Jul 2022

Michael Roberts looks at the fallout from the Ukraine war and how plans for an oil cap could trigger a deep recession

Looking for a green light

21 Jul 2022

We may be seeing an economic meltdown, says Esen Uslu, but there is no mass opposition movement and Erdoğan knows how to create domestic and foreign diversions

Recovering global ascendancy

21 Jul 2022

Sri Lanka’s debt crisis and political collapse could easily be repeated in other so-called third world countries. Mike Macnair argues that this is a knock-on effect of the Ukraine war and America’s determination to smash any tendency towards a multipolar world

Fist bumps and pariahs

21 Jul 2022

Russia seeks allies and arms, the US seeks allies and oil. Yassamine Mather reports on the diplomatic moves and the nuclear threats

First our own rulers

14 Jul 2022

Far from running out of troops and material and facing defeat, Russian forces continue to relentlessly advance. But, Alexander Gallus of the US journal Cosmonaut argues, for us the main enemy remains at home

Yet another failure

07 Jul 2022

Ibrahim Raisi’s government faces major challenges - not least the Doha talks over a possible nuclear deal. Yassamine Mather reports on the latest negotiations and the growing swell of internal economic protests

On a collision course

23 Jun 2022

Daniel Lazare reviews 'The avoidable war: the dangers of a catastrophic conflict between the US and Xi Jinping’s China' by Kevin Rudd (PublicAffairs Books, 2022, pp432, £17)

A no deal or a deal

23 Jun 2022

Yassamine Mather looks at the cyber attacks, assassinations and airstrikes and the danger of an all-out war if the nuclear negotiations finally fail

Notes on the war

26 May 2022

Both the social-imperialists and the pro-Kremlin left fail to put the working class at the centre of their perspectives and look instead to either Nato or the Putin regime as an agent of social progress. Jack Conrad calls for rebellion against those who betray the elementary principles of socialism

Stampeded by Russia’s attack

26 May 2022

Public and parliamentary opinion have undergone a panicked swing away from non-alignment. Jan Nyström reports on the attempt to forge a principled opposition to Nato membership

About-turn at the top

19 May 2022

While Democrats stampede to back the war, writes Daniel Lazare, it is the Republican right which is now anti-war

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