Category Archives: Shi’ism

Myth 2 of 3. The Syrian Proxy War: Syria #Syria The US has no strategic interest

Myth two. The US has no significant strategic interest in the outcome of the Syrian conflict. ie this is primarily a humanitarian issue or one of honor for the US president. There are variations on this theme and it is … Continue reading

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Bahrain, Sheikh Ali Salman of Shi’ite based al Wefaq party denies Iran ties and republican aims: Reuters interview

INTERVIEW-Bahrain Shi’ite leader says backs royal family (Reuters Africa) Sun May 29, 2011 5:39pm GMT *Leader says anger over protests does not justify crackdown By Andrew Hammond MANAMA, May 29 (Reuters) – The leader of Bahrain’s main Shi’ite opposition party … Continue reading

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Eight Pakistani Shi’ites killed in Quetta Pakistan in first violence following death of Bin Laden. Youths protest social conditions.

Eight people killed as pattern of terror attacks on Pakistani Shia continues Youths of Parachinar stage protest May 7, 2011  New York By Rawlinsview and Press Agencies According to press reports from Al Jazeera, Reuters, the BBC and the Indian … Continue reading

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Al Jazeera produces video showing depth of repression in Bahrain’s Shia villages.

Crackdown reins in Bahrain activists Massive pro-democracy protests reduced to small skirmishes with security forces in predominantly Shia villages. Last Modified: 06 May 2011 08:29 The once massive pro-democracy protests in Bahrain have been reduced to small clashes between youth … Continue reading

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National Democratic Struggle: Lenin’s view

The bourgeoisie, which naturally assumes the leadership at the start of every national movement, says that support for all national aspirations is practical. However, the proletariat’s policy in the national question (as in all others) supports the bourgeoisie only in … Continue reading

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