The Crisis in Iraq
The Bitter Fruit of U.S. Imperialism

Socialism 2014

June 26, 2014

Iraq teeters on the brink of yet another sectarian civil war that threatens to engulf the entire region. The U.S., whose 2003 invasion and occupation triggered the sectarian conflict to begin with, has sent troops and naval vessels to bolster Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s Shia regime. Anti-imperialists must oppose U.S., Iranian, Saudi or any other intervention into the crisis because such actions will only make things worse; the hope amidst the horror is the rebuilding of the left regionally and renewing the struggle that united students, workers and peasants in class struggle against the regimes in the region.

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