The 13 December attack on the Indian parliament, alleged to be the work
of the Islamic group, LET backed by the Pakistani military and security
services triggered off the largest military build-up since the 1971 war
between the two nuclear rivals India and Pakistan. This happened firstly
on the dividing Line of Control...
The past week has witnessed the start of a new stage in the US
military’s attack on Afghanistan. Ground troops have been in action for
the first time and air raids have begun on Taliban forces facing the
Northern Alliance (NA) north of Kabul. Although this very limited first
paratroop raid had much of the...
International Resistance, the anti-capitalist youth campaign initiated
by the Left Socialist Party (the Belgian CWI-section) organised a school
strike and an anti-capitalist youth march in Gent, on Friday 19 October.
The main slogan of the demo was against the war and against capitalism.
In total, 2, 500 youth attended...
"An Invasion of Peace", "An endless succession of colours" is how
Liberazione - the paper of the Italian Communist Refoundation Party
(Prc) - described the gigantic anti-war procession that made its way
across 25 kilometres of Umbrian countryside last Sunday (14 October).
Estimates range from 250 to...
The anti-war demonstration that took place in London on 13 October was
significant for its size and mood. Socialist Party (CWI England and
Wales section) members responded to the demonstration brilliantly, with
hundreds making up our lively contingent and selling papers, writes Jane
In the aftermath of the 11 September attacks on the WTC and Pentagon,
the US led strikes in all the major cities of Afghanistan, which began
on Sunday (6 th October) night, anti-US and pro-Taliban
protestors clashed with security forces, particularly in the provinces
of NWFP (North Western Frontier Province)...