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Middle East situation becomes more dangerous as West engineers excuses for ‘moral intervention’

A personal view by Tom Burr Over the past year the world and in particular the Arab /Moslem world has become much more dangerous with new flashpoints appearing almost overnight. It is evident that the West is now manoeuvring to create a situation that will give them the excuse for yet another ‘moral intervention’ in … Continue reading

Stop the War steps up campaign over aggression towards Iran & Syria, issues tips for local activists

Stop the War is stepping up its campaign against the threats being made to Iran and Syria by the US and other western powers. It will spend the coming months mobilising to increase awareness and build support for Stop the War. Protests against western intervention were held in locations around the country on Saturday, including … Continue reading

Join London protest against belligerence towards Iran and Syria

By Stop the War national office Simon Jenkins writes in Wednesday’s Guardian that ‘Imposing sanctions at Washington’s behest is an idiocy, and likely to do little other than escalate the steps to open conflict’. (See http://bit.ly/zk2kVc ) The new year opened with further threats against Iran. More sanctions from Washington and a blacklist of anyone who … Continue reading

STW to protest against any attack on Syria

Just weeks after winding up the devastating bombing raids on Libya and anointing a loyal government there, NATO is turning its attention to Syria. Though they are publicly ruling out military action, the political moves are depressingly familiar. Sanctions, calls to isolate the regime, the courting of the opposition by the Western powers, and now … Continue reading

Libya after Gadaffi: is Syria next for ‘intervention’?

The fall of the Gadaffi regime in Libya marks yet another turning point in what has been a truly remarkable year in the Middle East. The victory of the rebels, backed by Nato bombing in a six month campaign initiated by the British and French governments, also heralds the rehabilitation of a discredited doctrine — … Continue reading

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