Israeli siege of Gaza and imperialist pressure
to retaliate on the Gaza population in order to
isolate Hamas has provoked a major crisis that is shaking the Middle
East. Once again the direct intervention of the masses has changed
the whole scenario, putting into jeopardy the stability of the most important
point of support of US
imperialism in the Arab world: Egypt.
international conspiracy of silence, as we have reported over the past year
Egypt has seen a major upturn in the class struggle. Workers have shown
fantastic bravery and made enormous sacrifices. The working
class, especially the massive Egyptian workers movement, is the key to the
future of the Middle East, not the so-called war on terror or the blind alley of
In previous articles we have looked at the
explosion of the class struggle in Egypt. The regime has been defeated
time and time again in the last period. Recently, the Mahalla workers launched
a magnificent struggle and were able to achieve a remarkable victory.