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Syria conflict

US/Iran Rivalry: What No War But the Class War Really Means

The Twentieth Century saw the emergence of “total war”. Wars which are not just between armies but involve entire socio-economic formations and inflicted on the population at large. They are wars to the death with no negotiated outcome — only the “unconditional surrender” of the loser. Revolutionary Marxists call this “imperialist war”.

Against Pacifism

Of the many utopian positions widespread in the left today, some of the most persistent – and misguided – are various manifestations of pacifism. At its core, this type of thinking can be reduced to a single fundamental assumption: that the atrocities of imperialist war can be overcome and allayed without the disappearance of class society.

The Turkish Invasion of Syria

It was obvious from the beginning of the war against Bashar el Assad (2011) that Turkey intended to invade north-east Syria alongside its border (an area of some 30 kilometres deep and 420 long). Turkey only participated in the war against Isis/Daesh after a long delay, and never with much conviction.

A Class War Against State War – IWW Istanbul’s Statement on the Turkish Invasion of Syria

Istanbul Industrial Workers of the World's statement against the invasion of Syria. The following statement was originally published on Yeryüzü Postası.

1918 — 1968 — 2018

As 2018 draws to a close, a twofold picture emerges. On one side, the accelerating capitalist crisis. Escalating global turmoil and imperialist manoeuvres bring untold misery to Yemen, Syria and the Ukraine. The ruling class, struggling to find a solution to the economic crisis, causes political chaos and confusion in Britain and the United States. On the other side – new mass struggles of the working class in Iran, Iraq, China, Nicaragua, Jordan and France. This happened before.

叙利亚与国际左翼:《雅各宾》对亚瑟尔·穆尼夫的访谈

目前为止,这个访谈录大概是最有助于我们理解叙利亚草根革命如何变成有国外势力参与的内战的一个中文资料,包括:阿萨德政权的性质、叙利亚活跃的各类反对派组织的复杂局面、地区和全球势力在当地的利益诉求、以及对左翼“反帝国主义”认识框架的反思。

Guerre à la guerre : Solidarité avec les prolétaires en Syrie

Traduction en français de l’espagnol d’un texte publié par valladolor lundi 16 avril 2018.

Make War on War: Solidarity with Proletarians in Syria

English translation from Spanish of a post by valladolor on Monday, April 16th, 2018.

Syrië: geen oorlog dan de klassenoorlog!

US-UK-French bombardment of Syrian targets

Verklaring van de Anarchist Communist Group (ACG) over de recente bombardementen op Syrië door de Amerikaanse, Britse en Franse regering.