Public Rally London
7pm Tuesday 9 October
Tariq Ali, Sabah Jawad and Lindsey German
Public Meeting Thursday 28 June 6.30pm Syria and Iran – No Western Intervention Room G3 SOAS Thornhaugh Street Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG Speakers: • Jeremy Corbyn MP • Abbas Edelat Campaign [Read more]
By Andrew Williams
The veto, by Russia and China, of a US-backed UN Security Council resolution aimed at giving cover to stepped up imperialist intervention in Syria has made this more difficult. But this setback will not stop the offensive of the US and the other imperialists, backed by Israel, to overthrow Syria’s government.
By Jane West
Any confusion about what is driving developments in Syria should be blown away by the increasingly open intervention of Saudi Arabia, primarily through its agent, Qatar, in stepping up the offensive against the Assad regime. This escalated recently with the call by the Qatari dictator, Emir Hamad, for the Arab states to intervene militarily.