Analysis & Briefings

Palestine: why it remains essential to campaign for a two state solution

The establishment of a Palestinian State living in peace alongside Israel represents the solution long agreed by the international community to resolve one of the world’s oldest conflicts and most long-standing historical injustices.

 President Donald Trump has now expressed his disagreement. So where does that leave this demand?

 It is important to set out the existing arguments in favour of the ‘two state’ position.

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Kurdish rights and the conflict in Syria

International Briefing January 2019

THE KURDISH POPULATION OF SYRIA

Kurds make up between 7 and 10 per cent of Syria’s population. They only comprise a majority in
an area around Afrin in the north-west and the biggest minority in the north east – coloured mauve.

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Only socialism can solve global warming crisis say Communists

'The real message from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is that capitalism has caused the deadly global warming crisis and is incapable of solving it', John Foster told the Communist Party's political committee on Wednesday evening.

Pointing out that burning oil and gas accounts for 50 per cent of global carbon emissions, he said the big corporations showed no intention of helping reach the Paris Agreement targets to limit global warming to 2°C, let alone 1.5°C.

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