Friday, 17 August 2012

The left, imperialism and the Syrian revolution


 "On a mound of twisted metal and concrete shards that had once been a house, a group unfurled a banner that read: EVEN FROM THE RUBBLE, WE WILL FIGHT THE REGIME." Corey Oakley with the best demolition so far of the bypassed by history left.Thanks to Louis N. Proyect for the link.

Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Spanish Bombs

Many Spaniards were more offended by General Franco's fascist dictatorship than Basque and anarchist bombs, just as most Syrians today are more concerned about Assad than al-Qaida.

Tuesday, 14 August 2012

Syrian regime is on brink of collapse, says former PM Riyad Hijab

'The regime is collapsing, spiritually and financially, as it escalates militarily," Hijab said. "It no longer controls more than 30% of Syrian territory."'
When the government counter-offensive in Aleppo began, somebody mentioned that they were pulling troops from everywhere else to conduct it; those claiming the stalemate in Aleppo means the failure of rebel strategy might wish to consider this.