Topic: War and antiwar

  • From the revolution, we learned to be united

    An Egyptian socialist, recently released from prison, talks about the situation today under the el-Sisi regime and what lies ahead.

  • Don't let Israel hide Ahed's trial

    Israel's detention and prosecution of Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi for standing up for her family must be protested.

  • The uncounted victims from Iraq to Afghanistan

    An antiwar journalist says that the Pentagon has drastically understated the number of civilians killed by air strikes in U.S. wars.

  • Turkey's invasion will make the suffering worse

    Turkish forces are invading a Kurdish region in Syria, escalating tensions across the region--and threatening more misery for the victims on all sides.

  • Why the left has to stand with Iran's uprising

    The question of whether to support a mass social struggle against the Iranian state should be easy for the left to answer. Unfortunately, it isn't.

  • Tunisia is back in the streets

    A new wave of anti-austerity protests that is rocking Tunisia has its roots in the 2011 Arab Spring uprising that toppled a dictator.

  • Socialist voices against Turkey's onslaught

    A network of Middle Eastern socialists is calling for solidarity in the face of Turkey's attack on a Kurdish region in Syria.

  • Starving Gaza one tunnel at a time

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces corruption charges and fading support, so he's turned to a new assault on Gaza.

  • False alarm in Hawaii, real threat to the world

    The main lesson of the false alert about an incoming missile strike isn't the need to upgrade alert systems, but to end the continuing threat of nuclear war.

  • Rallying for Ahed and Palestine

    The fight for Ahed Tamimi and her family has become a lightning rod for the struggle to win justice for all Palestinians.

  • Rivalidad imperial en Yemen

    Una competencia imperialista, impulsada por Estados Unidos y las potencias regionales en Medio Oriente, está causando una catástrofe en Yemen.

  • Their silence about Ahed

    The way Western pundits and the media are treating the actions of Ahed Tamimi is rooted in Islamophobia and racism.

  • The new resistance in Iran

    An Iranian-American socialist explains the bitter grievances driving the protests shaking Iran's rulers--and what is needed to sustain and expand them.

  • The persecution of a Palestinian family

    Join supporters of Ahed, Nour and Nariman Tamimi in demanding their release from arbitrary detention by the Israeli authorities.

  • Iran's exploding radicalization

    What began as a small protest in northeast Iran against price increases has spread into a rebellion that is rocking the government.

  • Free these victims of political repression

    A new initiative by the Alliance of Middle Eastern Socialists seeks to bring attention to the plight of political prisoners.

  • Criminalizing dissent in Turkey

    Turkey is putting a group of academics on trial for daring to speak out against the state's violence against ethnic minorities.

  • Making common cause with Israel's ethno-state

    Donald Trump's declaration that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel is three things at once: purely symbolic, dangerously provocative and highly self-serving.

  • Dallas rallies for Palestine

    Hundreds turned out in the heart of Texas to protest Donald Trump's decision to move the U.S. embassy to occupied Jerusalem.

  • Imperial rivalry and social disaster in Yemen

    A contest for power, driven by the U.S. empire and regional powers in the Middle East, is causing a catastrophe in Yemen.

  • Trump's calculated provocation

    Palestinians and their allies in the fight for self-determination are protesting Trump's provocative declaration about Jerusalem.

  • Empire and the Middle East in the age of Trump

    One of the left's leading experts on the Middle East looks at new developments--and at what has changed for the U.S. and what hasn't under Trump.

  • No more work until we're paid

    Some 300 workers at a construction site in Istanbul have stopped working because they haven't received their salaries for months.

  • Left with tiny scraps of land

    A British socialist writes about what he saw in the West Bank during a trip organized to forge solidarity between communities.

  • Emin Şakir must be freed

    A member of the Revolutionary Socialist Workers Party in Turkey was arrested for having socialist material on a website.