Even at this early stage, the anti-war movement is gathering pace across the US. Thousands have been involved in peace demonstrations. Over 2,000 marched in Berkeley. 500 demonstrated in Oberlin College, Ohio, where, as The Guardian reported (24 Sept), Socialist Alternative - the Socialist Party’s sister...

Most of the long-suffering Afghan people would welcome the overthrow of the Taliban regime. However, neither the country’s opposition militias nor Western imperialism provide a solution to their problems as the experience of re-introducing capitalism into those former Soviet republics neighbouring Afghanistan...

Support for military action from Pakistan’s General Musharraf has been duly rewarded by George Bush. Sanctions imposed on both Pakistan and India following their 1999 nuclear weapons tests have been lifted. However, in siding with the US, Musharraf has unleashed opposition from the country’s pro-Taliban...

US president Bush says he’s targeting the Taliban regime because it’s harbouring terrorists around Osama bin Laden. But in the 1980s it was the US CIA which helped arm, finance and instruct Bin Laden and other Islamist groups to fight the USSR army then occupying Afghanistan.Bin Laden is just the latest...

A new world situation has opened up following the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon in which the attempt by US imperialism to decisively change the relationship of world forces to its own benefit through a ‘war’ against global terrorism threatens to bring misery and devastation to...

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