Note to the reader

2021-01-28T13:25:17+02:00July 10, 1987|Categories: Articles, Khamsin 13|

While Khamsin books will continue to provide thofough and analytical articles, we now intend to produce a parallel forum for discussion and debate, which will be circulated amongst all those who wish to take part in it.

Editorial

2021-01-12T20:45:28+02:00February 10, 1986|Categories: Articles, Khamsin 12|

The Iran-Iraq war is the bloodiest and most brutal of all armed conflicts between minor powers since the second world war.

War of the Rentier States – Eqbal Ahmad

2020-11-15T13:37:21+02:00February 10, 1986|Categories: Documents, Khamsin 12|Tags: |

This is not an anti imperialist war. This is a war of local ambitions: President Saddam Hussein's opportunism and regional reaction to Iran's revolutionary promise were responsible for Iraq's initial aggression in 1980. And Ayatollah Khomeini has a great deal to do with prolonging the agony.

Arab Nationalism, the Palestinian Struggle and an Economic Scenario for a Potential Arab Unity – ‘Adel Samara

2020-12-05T14:32:06+02:00February 10, 1986|Categories: Articles, Khamsin 12|Tags: |

The bourgeois Arab nationalism failed to achieve its avowed aims: economic independence and the liberation of occupied Arab territory. Despite its failures, the Arab bourgeoisie still holds power throughout the Arab homeland, and has intentionally amplified the unevenness of economic development between the Arab countries.

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