National Sections of the L5I:

War

US military aggression: is Trump risking war?

It did not take long for Donald Trump to play the strong man internationally. Read more...

Syrian missile attack: Trump plays with fire

The US attack on a Syrian airbase near Homs marked a dangerous and dramatic escalation of the conflict in that country. Read more...

Resolution on Syria

The relentless bombardment and starvation of the civilian population of eastern Aleppo by the forces of Bashar al Assad, Russia, Iran and the Lebanese Hezbollah, rightly aroused public revulsion, espe Read more...

Free all activists – Pakistan’s war against civil society

Since January 4, five well known bloggers and social media activists have gone missing in Pakistan. Read more...

As siege of Aleppo ends, painful lessons must be learned

THE SIEGE of Aleppo has entered its final hours. Read more...

Pakistan and India’s call to arms

Since the killing of Burhan Wani (see: http://www.fifthinternational.org/content/kashmir-killing-sparks-mass-op... ) there has been a severe crack down by the Indian state on th Read more...

Turkey; a regime on the way to Bonapartism

Although, in an interview with Germany's public broadcaster, ARD, Angela Merkel ducked the question, “how democratic is Turkey now?”, the answer has been clear for a long time: the political strength Read more...

Statement on the Assault on Eastern Aleppo

The brutal attack on Eastern Aleppo by Russian and Syrian warplanes, bombing with bunker buster, incendiary and barrel bombs, has already killed hundreds of civilians, creating a landscape many have l Read more...