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It is beyond question that the key issues which have attracted millions of ordinary people to Bernie Sanders’ campaign center around his call for a “political revolution against the billionaire class.” But, inevitably, the Democratic...

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Four years into a brutal civil war, Syria is back in the headlines because of the massive refugee crisis that has swept the region and Europe. The U.N. has estimated that half of Syria’s population...

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On October 15, President Obama approved a new $15-billion-a-year plan under which the U.S. will maintain its current force of 9,800 troops in Afghanistan through most of 2016, then drawing down to 5,500 in early...

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Two articles by Socialist Struggle Movement (CWI in Israel-Palestine) reporters Netanyahu Government Policy Claims More Victims Yasha Marmer, Socialist Struggle Movement (CWI Israel-Palestine) The arrogant policy of “management of the conflict” of Israeli Prime Minister...

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A new book offers important insights into the role played by Middle Eastern states in the rise of brutal reactionary forces such as Islamic State. What’s missing, however, is an assessment of the potential of...

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Forty years ago, on April 30 at 7:53 in the morning, the Marine helicopter Swift 2-2 departed from the United States embassy in Saigon, capital of South Vietnam. The helicopter carried the last batch of soldiers who...

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No to Endless War People are understandably horrified by the litany of highly publicized beheadings by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and its affiliates, as well as the terrorist attacks in Europe...

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Will the end of Kobanê’s siege turn the tide against IS? Serge Jordan, CWI The so-called ‘Islamic State’ (IS) had vowed to celebrate the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha in the mosques of Kobanê. But...

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What does US military ‘assistance’ mean for the Kurdish struggle? Serge Jordan, CWI The situation in Kobanê has put the Kurdish question in the centre of attention worldwide. The canton of Kobanê, part of Rojava...

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Only Working People Can Defeat Terror and Oppression Another war with U.S. involvement has started in the Middle East. Obama is the fourth president in a row to bomb Iraq. This is not an intervention...

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