Francesco Merli
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Israel-Palestine: No to the Invasion of Gaza! End the Occupation!

Hamas’s attack on Israel took the Israeli Intelligence and military establishment by surprise, but it should not surprise us in the least. It is the direct consequence of the escalating violent suppression of the Palestinians […]

75 Years Since the Nakba: Free Palestine! Intifada until Victory!

This weekend, protests will be taking place across the world to mark the 75th anniversary of the Nakba. We say: Intifada until victory! Fight for a Socialist Federation of the Middle East!

Israel & Palestine: Trump’s “Deal of the Century”—the “Two-State Solution” Reduced to Absurdity

Trump’s deal for “peace” in Israel-Palestine is a list of humiliating terms for the Palestinians, giving full US backing to Israeli expansionism.

Netanyahu’s Jewish Nation State Law: Enshrining Discrimination in Israel’s Constitution

Netanyahu’s new law gives a green light to the further colonization of Palestinian lands.

Imperialists Celebrate 70 Years of Israel with a Bloodbath

The mass resistance of tens of thousands of Palestinian workers and youth is yet again exposing the brutality of the Israeli state.

Erdogan Pushes Turkey Further into the Syrian Quagmire

The desperate bid by Erdogan to cling to power is threatening to push Turkey and the whole region towards an even deeper crisis.

Political Earthquake in Turkish Elections

The result of Sunday’s Turkish general elections and the clear defeat of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s AK Party mark a qualitative change in the situation in the country and bear important consequences for the whole […]

Netanyahu’s Victory—What Does It Mean?

With a defiant right-wing turn promising that no Palestinian state would be established as long as he remained in power, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu has managed to overturn unfavorable opinion polls at the last minute […]

Israel's Criminal Shelling of Gaza and Imperialist Hypocrisy

A storm of bombs and fire grotesquely denominated “Operation Protective Edge” has been unleashed by the Israeli government on the civilian population of Gaza. Over the last days more than 400 tons of high potential […]

Ukrainian Crisis Spiralling Out of Control

Ukrainian president Oleksandr Turchynov declared yesterday in a live televised address that a full-scale operation involving the army will be launched to regain control over Eastern Ukraine. Whether it is a bluff or a real […]

Al-Sisi and the Egyptian Revolution

The die is cast. Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, the commander-in-chief of the army and Egypt’s Minister of Defence, has resigned from his ministerial post and announced yesterday that he will be standing as a candidate in […]

Russian Annexation of Crimea—What Consequences for World Relations?

On 18 March in front of the Duma in Moscow, Russian president Vladimir Putin delivered a defiant speech announcing the annexation of Crimea, after a referendum on Sunday had confirmed that the vast majority of […]