To Live Together ‒ a Dialogue between Said Hammami and Moshé Machover

2017-10-07T20:25:30+03:00October 1, 1984|Categories: Documents, Forbidden Agendas|Tags: , , |

Whatever may be said about Hammami's political views on particular points, there is no denying the non-sectarianism of his attitude to the Israeli Jewish population: he recognizes that they constitute a nationality just as much as the Palestinian Arabs, and that they, too, are entitled to national right in Palestine. To hear a Palestinian spokesman say this was not necessarily congenial to fanatics on both sides.

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.

Observations in Gaza – S. Ur

2013-09-26T13:02:06+03:00July 10, 1983|Categories: Articles, Khamsin 10|Tags: |

The tales of repression and resistance we were told that evening, as well as the accounts and testimonies we were to hear during the next few days, are hardly known outside the Strip. 'There is no Hilton Hotel in this town,' remarked a Gazan friend, 'and journalists hate discomfort. They never stay here longer than a couple of hours.'

Discussion Forum: State capitalism in Egypt: a critique of Patrick Clawson – Clive Bradley

2020-10-10T11:34:05+03:00July 10, 1983|Categories: Articles, Khamsin 10|Tags: |

The question mark hanging over Egypt is whether the bourgeoisie can impose its solution, or whether the working class can smash the bourgeois state and reorganise production. If those of us outside Egypt can contribute something by way of analysis for and solidarity with the workers in Egypt, all the ink that has flowed will have been worthwhile.

Editorial

2020-10-02T13:51:57+03:00October 10, 1981|Categories: Articles, Khamsin, Khamsin 9|

This issue of Khamsin continues the crucial debate on religion in the Middle East and its reactionary impact on politics in the region today.

Role of the Shi’i clergy in modern Iranian politics ‒ Azar Tabari [Afsaneh Najmabadi]

2020-07-11T12:52:25+03:00October 10, 1981|Categories: Articles, Khamsin 9|Tags: |

Analysis of the political evolution of Iran's Shi'ite clergy from the late 19th century to their seizure of state power in the February 1979 revolution, looking specifically at how they were able to sustain themselves in politics for so long and why, in the latter half of the 1970s, they experienced a militant revival.