Iranian Student Challenges Iran’s Syria Intervention

Iranian student challenges Hassan Abbasi, "Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps" officer and supporter of Iran's intervention in Syria: "Your theory is supporting the dictator and murderous Bashar Al-Assad". This was during an election debate in Tabriz University....

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SYRIA AND THE LEFT

The starting point is to have an open and sincere conversation with Syrian activists who, because of the war and because of the revolution, have been exiled and are present in almost every society on earth. Many of them were involved to different degrees with the...

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The New Balance of Terror in Syria

The scorched-earth war of the Assad dictatorship, backed by allies Russia and Iran, against the Syrian Revolution has attained a critical victory with the conquest of the rebellion stronghold of Eastern Aleppo. Now the left must place a premium on understanding the...

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SYRIAN STATEMENT IN SOLIDARITY WITH THE PEOPLE OF YEMEN

We as Syrians who seek democratic and genuine secular change in Syria see how regional power dynamics between Iran and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) have had catastrophic consequences on both Yemen and Syria. February 2017 While we bond first and foremost over our...

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Hezbollah and the Workers

Hezbollah’s record confirms that the party’s interests are more aligned with elites than with workers. It remains firmly in line with Lebanon’s other dominant political parties as an impediment to the emergence of a popular movement that could raise deep social and...

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Joseph Daher’s U.S. Lecture Tour

Joseph Daher,  Swiss-Syrian socialist, academic scholar,  activist, blogger and member of the Alliance of Syrian and Iranian Socialists will be on lecture tour in the United States from February 13 to February 17. SPEAKING TOUR WITH SWISS-SYRIAN LEFTIST WRITER JOSEPH...

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How ISIS Benefits From Trump’s Ban on Syrians

Mr. Trump’s reactionary decree banning Syrian refugees and visitors from other Muslim-majority countries has dangerous side effects: It normalizes war criminals like Mr. Assad, dictators like Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt, and helps the Islamic State and Al Qaeda. . ....

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What Happened in Aleppo?

We must reject all the attempts, which are now multiplying, to legitimize the Assad regime at the international level and to allow it to play any role in the country’s future. A blank check given to Assad today will encourage future attempts by other authoritarian...

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Aleppo’s Forgotten Revolutionaries

The story of east Aleppo and the revolutionary icons who struggled there between 2012 and 2014 is almost completely ignored. By Loubna Mrie January 12, 2017 Source:  The New Arab https://www.alaraby.co.uk/english/comment/2017/1/12/aleppos-forgotten-revolutionaries In...

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