The Alliance of
Middle Eastern and North African Socialists

Syrian Kurds Protest in Solidarity with Aleppo

Syrian Kurds Protest in Solidarity with Aleppo

The Kurdish protesters in Erbil and Qamishli specifically condemned the Syrian Army’s callous disregard for civilian lives in Aleppo city...“Civilians in that war-ravaged city have suffered the most under attacks by regime troops and their allies, like Russia, Iran...

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Trump and the Middle East

Trump and the Middle East

US support for authoritarian regimes, in the Middle East and elsewhere, is likely to increase. Trump repeatedly expressed his respect for "strong men", on the model of the authoritarian, macho and white man, stating that even "the bad guys" like Saddam Hussein and...

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Election of Donald Trump Marks Regression to Authoritarianism

Election of Donald Trump Marks Regression to Authoritarianism

Although Trump’s message has been against “big government,” in fact his economic plan which mainly consists of tax cuts for large companies and massive spending cuts in the public sector, does not contradict the rule of a strong state/army.  His authoritarianism might...

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A Palestinian Response to Troubling Discourse on Syria

A Palestinian Response to Troubling Discourse on Syria

It is our position that any discussion of Syria that neglects the central role of Bashar Al-Assad and his regime in the destruction of Syria, directly contradicts the principles of solidarity by which we abide. We have reflected on our own tendency to heroize those...

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