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The country’s most senior electoral tribunal has, after more than two months of deliberation, decided that the presidential elections held on 2 July were won by the right-wing candidate Filipe Calderon of the PAN (Partido...

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After much wrangling, a United Nations (UN) force has been assembled to act as a ‘buffer’ in the 20-mile corridor between the Israel-Lebanon border and the Litani River. Most people will probably breathe a sigh...

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The massive turmoil that has shaken Mexico since presidential elections were held on July 2 is continuing. The right-wing Partido Acción Nacional (PAN) candidate, Felipe Calderón, has claimed victory by the narrowest of margins. Yet...

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The Israeli state’s barbarous 34-day assault on Lebanon resulted in the deaths of at least 1,300 Lebanese, with tens of thousands injured. Up to a million people were forced to flee their homes, and much...

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The Pro-War Democrats

August 31, 2006

Historically, the Democrats were seen as a more staunchly pro-Israel party than the Republicans. Under Bush Jr., the Republicans have dropped any pretence of “even-handedness” and have consistently supported and encouraged Israeli militarism. The Democrats,...

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With world attention focused on the war in Lebanon, the ongoing Israeli bombardment of Gaza and the West Bank has largely slipped under the radar screen of the mass media. Yet over the summer, Israel...

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During the last few months of the 2005-2006 school year, hundreds of thousands of Greek students occupied over 90% of universities and technical colleges. They held huge demonstrations that led to solidarity strikes by two...

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After nearly a month of carpet bombing the country, by air, sea and land, the enormous sound of the Israeli war planes is now sinking into the background with noises of people trying to go...

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The following leaflet (translated from Hebrew) against the Olmert government’s war plans, was issued by members of Maavak Sozialisti (Socialist Struggle) the CWI’s affiliated organisation in Israel. The current war is not intended to secure...

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“We will turn back the clock in Lebanon by 20 years”. This threat from an Israeli general is now being implemented by a brutal bombardment of Lebanon by the Israeli army, the IDF. Within five...

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