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Syria: Ceasefire breakdown underlines immense contradictions between the powers

Written by Hamid Alizadeh Tuesday, 20 September 2016
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Azaz - Christiaan Triebert CC BY 2.0The US bombing Syrian soldiers and the Assad regime bombing an aid convoy indicate that just one week after the agreed cessation of hostilities in Syria, the uneasy ceasefire has broken down.

 

The Ceasefire in Syria: what does it mean?

Written by Hamid Alizadeh Tuesday, 13 September 2016
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syria-the-good-old-cold-war-gameAs of sunset yesterday a new major ceasefire has been agreed in Syria. But what does it mean for Syria, the Middle East and world relations?

 

Erdogan pushes Turkey further into the Syrian quagmire

Written by Francesco Merli Thursday, 25 August 2016
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thumb erdogan 120x80For the first time Turkey has launched a direct military intervention in Syria, sending tanks and warplanes across the border in a coordinated campaign with Syrian opposition fighters and targeting positions held by ISIS, especially the strategic town of Jarablus.

   

Communism and the Iraqi Revolution - part three

Written by Benjamin Curry Tuesday, 19 July 2016
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1964 Arab League Summit in Alexandria - From left to right King Hussein Gamal Abdel Nasser Arif Habib Bourguiba and King Hassan ii - Public DomainIn this article Benjamin Curry goes to the roots of the revolutionary history of the Iraqi people which is far from the barbarism which it is often labelled with by the bourgeois media today.

 

Turkey: "Sloppy coup" serves as temporary lifeline for Erdoğan

Written by Hamid Alizadeh Saturday, 16 July 2016
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Coup in Turkey Carlos LatuffDramatic events shook Turkey yesterday as armed troops moved onto the streets of Istanbul and Ankara. They closed down the main airports and bridges while military jets were roaring very low above the cities. A coup was in the works.

   

Communism and the Iraqi Revolution - part two

Written by Benjamin Curry Wednesday, 06 July 2016
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Nuri Al-Said - Public DomainIn this article Benjamin Curry goes to the roots of the revolutionary history of the Iraqi people which is far from the barbarism which it is often labelled with by the bourgeois media today.

 

Communism and the Iraqi Revolution - part one

Written by Benjamin Curry Thursday, 09 June 2016
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1958 revolution in Iraq-public domainIn this article Benjamin Curry goes to the roots of the revolutionary history of the Iraqi people which is far from the barbarism which it is often labelled with by the bourgeois media today.

   

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