National Sections of the L5I:

Issues

The danger of a global trade war

"Trade wars are good" - Donald Trump Read more...

The US, British and French airstrike on Syria

US, British and French aircraft have attacked three Syrian army targets. They claim that these were related to the chemical arms programme of the country. Read more...

Pakistan: Tens of thousands at Pashtun defence meeting

A new mass movement is developing in Pakistan. On April 8, tens of thousands of supporters of the “Pashtun Protection Movement” gathered in Peshawar, the centre of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, KPK. Read more...

Britain: Statement on attempted assassination of Russian spy

On 4 March 2018, a former Russian spy turned double agent for MI5, Sergei Skripal, and his daughter Yulia, were poisoned using Novichok, a hitherto obscure nerve agent. Read more...

Another Israeli Massacre in Gaza

Israeli armed forces, firing indiscriminately on unarmed Palestinian demonstrators, men, women and children, have killed at least 16 and injured well over one hundred. Read more...

Turkey conquers Afrin: Counterrevolution on the rise

On March 18, the Turkish army and units of the Free Syrian Army, FSA, under the direction of the Turkish government, moved into the centre of Afrin; less than two months after launching their attack o Read more...

Macron declares war on railway workers

On March 22, strikes and demonstrations took place across France. Read more...

Sri Lanka in the aftermath of the Emergency

The State of Emergency declared by the government of Ranil Wickremasinghe on March 6, initially for 7 days, was finally lifted on March 18. Read more...