The tragedy of Afghanistan

Submitted by cathy n on 27 January, 2015 - 3:00

Published in 2002, a collection of articles focusing on Afghanistan, political Islam, imperialism and other discussions, providing theoretical insight into the positions we takes on these issues.

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  • Editorial: The rule of greed and deceit
  • The Pakistani socialists' stand against war and fundamentalism by Farooq Tariq
  • The politics of globalisation and imperialism today, by Colin Foster
  • Afghanistan and the shape of the 20th century, by Sean Matgamna
  • The rise of political Islam by Clive Bradley
  • Islamism and the left in the Iranian revolution by Mehdi Kia
  • Taking the piss? Or, Whatever happened to the avant garde? by Gerry Byrne
  • The Haitian revolution and Atlantic slavery by Colin Waugh
  • The 'Third Camp' in France - Interview with Paul Parisot and Jean-Rene Chauvin
  • Marx, Engels and war, by Hal Draper
  • One way forward: one state by Steve Cohen
  • The politics of the Grand Vizier by 'A bloke I met'
  • The medium and the message by Andrew Robinson
  • Decline of reality, or decline of theory? by Chris Reynolds
  • The left and 'reactionary anti-imperialism'
  • The theory of accommodation by Edward Ellis
  • The practice of accommodation by Martin Thomas
  • The politics of Yankophobia by Gerry Bates
  • The biography of an equation by Les Hearn
  • Exploitation in China by Rhodri Evans
  • Trotsky in World War One by Paul Hampton
  • This was originally published as Workers Liberty Volume 2 No.2 and is available online here

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