International

Afghan women lead protests against Taliban repression

AFGHAN WOMEN are leading the way in organising anti-Taliban protests in Kabul and other parts of Afghanistan, despite increasingly fierce repression. In recent weeks, the Taliban have killed a pregnant police officer, placed a ban on protests organised without government permission and detained more than a dozen journalists, two of whom were beaten so badly […]

Minerwa Tahir  ·  12 September 2021

Afghanistan: Regime changes in Kabul

By Dave Stockton AS THE 20th anniversary of George W Bush’s declaration of the War on Terror and the misnamed Operation Enduring Freedom approached, Joe Biden pulled the plug on the Nato occupation of Afghanistan. Announcing the exit of the remaining 2,500 US troops from the country led to horrible scenes in Kabul airport, with […]

Dave Stockton  ·  27 August 2021

Stop the attack on the BDS campaign

The Tories are pressing ahead with plans to ban the BDS campaign in public institutions

Marcel Rajecky  ·  27 August 2021

The West abandons Afghans as Taliban claim victory

Defeat for the Nato alliance opens new chapter in Afghan war

Dave Stockton  ·  27 August 2021

The victory of the Taliban and its international significance

A humiliating defeat for US imperialism is of global significance for the working class and its enemies

Red Flag  ·  18 August 2021

Mali: war on terror or new scramble for Africa?

By Marc Lassalle In June, President Emmanuel Macron announced the end of France’s eight year military operations against Islamist insurgents in Mali.  Codenamed Operation Barkhane, its initial objective was to prevent the fall of its capital Bamako to these forces, and to bolster the other former French colonies of the Sahel region, Burkina Faso, Chad, […]

Marc Lasalle  ·  17 August 2021

USA exits Afghanistan in ignominy

By Dave Stockton Just short of the twentieth anniversary of George W Bush’s declaration of his War on Terrorism, Joe Biden announced the final exit of the remaining 2500 US troops from Afghanistan. US forces abandoned Bagram, the huge, fortified air base, without even notifying the Afghan government forces and as a result the looters […]

Dave Stockton  ·  20 July 2021

Leftist Strike Leader Wins Election in Peru

The centerpiece of Castillo’s campaign was to call a constituent assembly.

Chris Clough  ·  11 July 2021

What’s behind the split in the NPA?

The Revolutionary Communist Current claims it has been expelled from the New Anticapitalist Party in France. What's really going on?

Martin Suchanek  ·  21 June 2021

Free Steven Donziger! Justice for the ‘Amazon Chernobyl’

Corrupt US courts system moves to prevent an oil giant from being held accountable for its crimes.

Rob Schofield  ·  05 June 2021

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