Morning Star Calls for UN Action to Back Kurds, Iraq and Syrians Against Islamist Genociders.
Morning Star Backs Brave Kurdish Fighters Against Islamist Genociders.
Today’s Morning Star says that the West created the Islamist genociders of ISIS and Islamic State.
In an Editorial Riyadh Roots Of Isis Horror they then state,
Few groups historically match the nihilist barbarity of the so-called Islamic State (Isis), the terror group responsible for so much death and destruction in Syria and Iraq.
Their vicious sectarian ideology, taken from the Wahhabi sect whose Western-sponsored dominance in Saudi Arabia has made that country the least free on Earth, encourages the wholesale slaughter of anyone — including Muslims — who does not share it.
As with the Saudi regime, a medievalist fantasy rooted in a fictional view of the past inspires the grisly beheadings they are so keen to project onto our TV screens — those rightly shocked by the footage of the deaths of James Foley and Steven Sotloff should recall that Riyadh has beheaded 45 people so far this year.
Isis’s contempt for human life is matched by its contempt for civilisation — again like the Saudis, its forces have razed, exploded and demolished countless ancient monuments, shrines and mosques which they deem heretical.
This extremist ideology has been nurtured and sponsored by Western powers for decades in their cynical bid to direct the fortunes of the Muslim world.
In an analysis of the conditions that led to their rise they compare the West’s role to israels in fostering the growth of islamists as a counterweight to secular Arab nationalism.
The column continues,
Now that Washington and London have noticed that Isis poses a threat to their own interests there is talk of air strikes.
No-one can blame Iraq, Syria or the autonomous Kurdish forces — including the socialist authorities in Rojava — for calling for international assistance against their genocidal foes.
However, “Britain’s Communist Party leader Robert Griffiths is right to warn that any action should be under the aegis of the United Nations, not of the warmongering Nato alliance which has done so much to cause this crisis in the first place.”
More widely, “An effective UN response will mean talking to Russia, which in turn means the US and EU need to work to ensure the ceasefire announced yesterday in eastern Ukraine lasts.
The fascist-backed government in Kiev must be made to negotiate seriously with separatist forces which sprung up to defend their communities from battalions of neonazi thugs. Nato’s military build-up in eastern Europe should cease. “
Echoing Tendance Coatesy (?) the Editorial states,
The West must also stop bankrolling and arming the chief promoter of international terror — the Saudi Arabian dictatorship.
This Editorial is full of good sense – even if one might quibble at the details.
There is another important article in the same edition of the Morning Star, “Rojava: Our Ignored Revolution.”
The Rojava uprising was initially against Assad and has now held out against the Islamist murderers.
“Support for the defenders of Rojava in northern Syria is crucial in the fight to stop the expansion of the Islamic State, writes Saleh Muslim Mohamed.”
We have driven the regime forces from the Kurdish majority settlement areas in the north of the country and are determined, as an ethnic group, including the young people, the women and the men from Rojava, to shape our future ourselves from now on.
Both the regime and various Islamist groups have objections to our decision — and started attacking us. Against these attacks, we have made use of our legitimate right to self-defence. There was no other choice open to us.
This article describing the battles by the brave democratic and socialist comrades in Rojava is truly a ray of hope. (1)
What does all of this mean?
“No-one can blame Iraq, Syria or the autonomous Kurdish forces — including the socialist authorities in Rojava — for calling for international assistance against their genocidal foes.”
Back the democrats, the secularists, the Kurdish and other fighters, and all those fighting for dear life against the Islamist genociders.
On-Line documentary, Rojava: Syria’s Unknown War