[Marxism] The Obama Effect? Are Iran/ Saudi-and-GCC no longer on a war footing? | Informed Comment

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Wed May 21 06:26:40 MDT 2014


All our brilliant "anti-imperialist" analysts from Pepe Escobar to 
Robert Fisk were predicting WWIII in MENA with Obama and the Sunni 
states taking on the Shiites aligned with Russia. It turns out that this 
was pure bullshit. That's to be expected from people who never developed 
a class analysis. If there's anything that the Iranian bourgeoisie 
shares with their counterparts in Saudi Arabia, it is a fear of the masses.

http://www.juancole.com/2014/05/effect-longer-footing.html



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