Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist

March 1, 2016

The Chameleons of Rojava

Filed under: Uncategorized — louisproyect @ 5:37 pm

The recent exploitation of the collapse of the rebel front line in Aleppo by the PYD’s armed wing (YPG) and its allies in the Syrian Democratic Forces took some observers by surprise. Having …

Source: The Chameleons of Rojava


  1. I know I’m not addressing the writer here, but I have a quibble. The Levant Front are definitely not Islamic fundamentalists in the vein of Al-Nusra or Daesh. However, I think comparing them to “Liberation Theology” Christians is a big exaggeration; as far as I know, they are not interested in fusing their religion with leftist/anticapitalist thought, in the same way the Iranian Mujahedin-e-Khalq, or other “Islamic socialism” esque projects.

    Comment by Reza Stephen Lustig — March 2, 2016 @ 9:52 am

  2. Just now realized I posted this on the wrong article. Sorry.

    Comment by Reza Stephen Lustig — March 3, 2016 @ 5:09 am

  3. Yeah let’s criticize a group that’s setting up feminist, democratic communes because they “backstabbed” Al Qaeda allied groups. You sure know where to put your priorities Lou.

    Comment by cartoondiablo — March 3, 2016 @ 9:52 am

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