Left Without Arabs – Ehud ‘Ein-Gil

2017-12-10T04:58:29+02:00June 10, 1989|Categories: Articles, Khamsin Bulletin 6|Tags: |

In this article, published in place of an editorial in the first issue of Meha'ah (see Introduction to the previous item), the writer, member of the radical and anti-Zionist Socialist Organization in Israel (Matzpen) polemicizes against an article by Ari Shavit in the left-Zionist journal Politika (Politics).

The Middle East – Still at The Crossroads: A Socialist Position on the Palestinian Problem ‒ By Moshé Machover

2018-01-20T13:01:43+02:00January 10, 1989|Categories: Articles, Khamsin, Khamsin Bulletin 5, Khamsin Bulletins|Tags: |

The sense in which socialists ought to be “more radical” than liberation nationalists is not in vying with the latter’s nationalism, but in putting forward revolutionary social aims. Liberation nationalists do not propose to overthrow the existing social order; what they want is just to put an end to the oppression of their own nation. Socialists, on the contrary, must seek to promote in every national liberation struggle the aim of overthrowing the existing order of class exploitation.

The Middle East at the Crossroads – by Abu Sa’id and Moshé Machover

2018-01-20T13:05:39+02:00January 10, 1989|Categories: Articles, Documents, Khamsin, Khamsin Bulletin 5, Khamsin Bulletins|Tags: , |

This is a re-print of an article that was originally published in September 1969. "The formula that restricts the struggle to Palestine alone, despite its revolutionary appearance, derives from a reformist attitude which seeks partial solutions within the framework of conditions now existing in the region. In fact, partial solutions can only be implemented through a compromise with imperialism and Zionism".

Editorial

2020-10-13T11:37:40+03:00December 10, 1984|Categories: Articles, Khamsin 11|

A group of leftist Turkish intellectuals and activists agreed to impart to us in Khamsin some of their knowledge concerning their country. At our request, they later agreed to put together this special issue of Khamsin, wholly devoted to Turkey.

Turkish Foreign Relations – Ron Ayres

2020-10-13T11:33:06+03:00December 10, 1984|Categories: Articles, Khamsin 11|Tags: |

Since the end of the Second World War Turkey has been firmly in the orbit of the Western alliance though in the past decade a number of events have occurred which have strained the relationship with the West. At present Turkey is surrounded by actual or potential conflicts with Greece, Cyprus, Syria, the Soviet Union, and to the east Iran and Iraq – both with dissatisfied Kurdish minorities.

Editorial

2020-10-10T11:47:43+03:00July 10, 1983|Categories: Articles, Khamsin 10|

The present issue of Khamsin goes to the press almost exactly one year after Israel's invasion of Lebanon. The central theme of the issue is not a description of the war events themselves, but their broader context.