National Sections of the L5I:

War

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...

Pakistan: Sharif turns against refugees

When the international media talk about “the refugee crisis” they generally mean the situation in Europe, ignoring the plight of millions across a vast area stretching from the Atlantic to the Himalay Read more...

Quetta bombing aimed at Baluchistan nationalist movement

On August 8, a suicide bombing killed at least 110 and injured a further 200 at a state-run hospital in Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan. Read more...

Syria: End the Siege of Aleppo – Russian and Nato forces out of Syria and the Middle East

Since July 7, Syria’s largest city, Aleppo, has witnessed intense fighting after Assad regime forces and their Lebanese and Russian allies cut off the eastern part of the city, with a population of 25 Read more...

EU: The Khartoum Process – holding camps as developmental aid

On November 28, 2014, representatives from 58 European and African countries met to adopt the "Khartoum Process". Read more...