[Marxism] Fwd: The Irony of Syrian Disintegration. | elephant journal
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Tue Jan 26 15:38:15 MST 2016
The geopolitical changes transforming the Syrian landscape were
tectonic. And as the ground moved, the Left was caught flat-footed.
American hegemony gave way in Syria to a multitude of would-be
imperialists. Russia, Turkey, the Saudis, Iran. Meanwhile, anti-imperial
activists fought the last war. Whereas Iraq began violently, Syria began
nonviolently. Whereas Iraq was waged by a foreign power, Syrian protests
were home-grown and from the ground-up. The Left got Syria wrong simply
because their models did not match reality.
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