Broken Spring?
Sami Ramadani argues that counter‑revolution has gained the upper hand in Syria and across the Arab world

Crude politics
Sami Ramadani reviews Fuel on the Fire: oil and politics in occupied Iraq, by Greg Muttitt

After the spring
Sami Ramadani considers the response to the popular uprisings from the region’s dictators and other reactionary forces, as well as the role of imperialism

Avoiding Vietnam in Iraq
Contrary to what Bush and Blair insist, the continued presence of "coalition" troops is likely to ignite, not deter, a civil war in Iraq.