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Author: Stephen Shenfield

Born 1950 in London. Joined SPGB at age 16. Several years in Government Statistical Service, then Soviet Studies at University of Birmingham. Taught International Relations at Brown University, Providence, RI, USA. Author of 'Russian Fascism' (2000). Translator from Russian. Currently general secretary of World Socialist Party of the US.

War with Iran? Teetering on the brink

4th January 2020

Strictly speaking, the United States is already at war with Iran. By the rules of international law, the drone attack that killed General Soleimani and other high-ranking figures was an act of war. Iran will now retaliate against an American asset. How long can this crazy game of tit for tat go on without triggering […]

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