Indefensible: Idlib and the left

Many on the ‘left’ claim that out of a population of three million individuals there are ‘no good guys left’ to support. Or believe the presence of a few thousand extremists is justification enough for razing Idlib to the ground and collectively punishing its...

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THE LOOMING MASSACRE IN IDLIB

The regime of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad is threatening to carry out a massive assault on the province of Idlib, including a potential chemical weapons attack, in a bid to crush one of the last strongholds of opposition. Such an assault would have a potentially...

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Syria’s Disaster, and What’s Next

More than seven years after the beginning of the Syrian popular uprising, which was gradually transformed into a deadly war with an international character, the situation in the country is catastrophic at all levels. The popular classes are the most affected with...

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John McCain: “Maverick” or Opportunist?

US Senator John McCain (R, Arizona) died on Saturday. He was a militarist, a war criminal, a facilitator of racism, an opponent of the US working class, and more. Known as a “maverick”, in reality he was a chameleon/opportunist. On some issues he jumped from one side...

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Secularists, Secularism and the Syrian uprising (Part 2/2)

Syrian secularists are under attack online and on the ground. Joseph Daher takes a critical look at recent efforts to discredit the contribution of Syrian secularists to the 2011 revolution and offers historic perspective on the meaning of secularism and how the...

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Secularists, Secularism and the Syrian uprising (Part 1/2)

Syrian secularists, and moreover the concept of secularism, are under attack online and on the ground. Joseph Daher takes a critical look at recent efforts to discredit the contribution of Syrian secularists to the 2011 revolution and offers historic perspective on...

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