Jihad and Revolution in Chechnya

Macdonald Stainsby mstainsby at SPAMtao.ca
Thu Aug 10 18:44:33 MDT 2000


I wrote:

> Julio: While I still agree that it is deadly for the Russian working class
> to get caught supporting a fight for this territory rather than for class
> needs, you still have not addressed why this is an important region, and
> what would change geo-politically with a Chechen rebel victory. When the
> last remaining sectors of contested oil go towards the West rather than
> Russia and China, that will strengthen the hand of US and European
> Imperialism, which is not beneficial for either *****Russia or China*****

I meant Russia or Chechnya, sorry...

Macdonald






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