[Marxism] Fwd: What do we do about ISIS? | rs21

Dennis Brasky dmozart1756 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 29 07:23:56 MST 2015

Remember several years ago when Middle Easterners were polled and
overwhelmingly said that they would like to have leaders like Chavez? Not
today when such leaders support the Assads and Ahmadinijhads!

On Sun, Nov 29, 2015 at 12:26 AM, Michael Karadjis via Marxism <
marxism at lists.csbs.utah.edu> wrote:

> Unfortunately I can't see that happening any time soon; if not the
> ridiculously pro-Assad left, it is more the dreadful Tariq Ali, UK Stop the
> War, type of "left" that remains dominant, which means despair, frankly.
> All the more so since the important revolutionary left governments of Latin
> America - whose presence on the world scene could actually make a
> difference - are now essentially irrelevant to the Mideast due to their
> dreadful position on these issues (which may not alter their the fact that
> they are still doing great things in Latin America, but for exactly this
> reason they are grand opportunity wasted for offering left leadership in
> the Mideast).

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