The Palestinian National Liberation Struggle and the PLO.  Two Political Lines in the Fourth International

Primary author
SWP, International Internal Information Bulletin,
Place of Publication
Date of Publication
Dec. 1982
Number of Pages
Intl. Internal Information Bulletin, no. 3 in 1982
II Regions and countries | B West Asia (Middle East) | ps 14 Palestine
Clark: Introduction
Frankel: Marxist view of Mideast conflict and PLO. Fifteen years of strugglee for Palestinian national liberation
Two translations of the same joint statement:
a) LCR (France), LCR (Italy) and SWP: Against imperialist intervention
b) LCR (France), GCR and SWP: Imperialist "peacekeeping" force no protection for Palestinians
Jaquith and Jenness: SWP's view of Palestinian withdrawal from Beirut (reaction to version b)
LCR (France) and LCR (Italy): Position of French LCR and Italian LCR
Jaquith and Jenness: Reply by Cindy Jaquith and Doug Jenness
RCG: June 29, 1982, Declaration of the Revolutionary Communist Group of Lebanon
Barnes, Clark, Jaquith, Jenness, Miah, Sheppard and Waters: July 24, 1982, Letter from the Seven Fraternal SWP Observers on the United Secretariat to the United Secretariat Bureau
Clelia (USec FI): December 1980 Letter from the United Secretariat Bureau to the Revolutionary Communist League of Israel
Frankel: Why "Peacekeepers" will not bring peace. Imperialists deal big blows, but pay heavy price
Frankel: Reagan pressures PLO and Arab regimes for concessions
Maitan: Increasing stakes and dangers in the siege of Beirut
RCG: To all who refuse to capitulate
RCG: Open Letter to the Lebanese fighting organisations
Bensaid: The Zionists' crimes and the Palestinians' isolation
IVP: The massacre of Palestinians at Sabra and Chatila
Foley: Interview with Salah Jaber: Lebanon after the PLO withdrawal
FI: The war in Lebanon - A turn in the Middle East situation
Hearse: No US-Israeli "Peace"
Kaplan: Counterrevolution in Lebanon
Kelly and O'Brien: "Romantic"
Meteyard: Should PLO have stayed in Beirut? "Nonsense"
Williams and Palser: Outrageeous statement
TUC: Time to change course
Hearse: Lebanon debare: "Not just a military decision"
Kaplan: "A major set-back"
Hearse: "Peace" plans betray Palestinian people
O'Callaghan: Israel not achieved aims
Khamis: PLO strategy wrong
"This IIDB is a record of the political debate as it has unfolded, especially in tha pages of the press of the fourth international and some of its sections and sympathizing organizations. It provides a representative selection of major articles, editorials, polemics, documents, and political correspondence."
Copy Number
II B 14  FI   reg 22176  cop 2