British Progressives Join the Sunni-Shia War in Syria

The UK's Leftist-Islamist coalition (or alliance) has, at least in part, fallen apart recently. The well-known and notorious George Galloway is facing some stick from Sunni Muslims in the Bradford branch of the UK's Respect party. (Bradford is a city in the north of England with a very large Sunni-Muslim population of a Pakistani and Bangladeshi heritage.) Galloway is getting it in the teeth primarily for his support of the Alawite (Shia) leader Bashar Assad during the on-running Sunni-Shia civil war in Syria (as well as for his parallel support for Shia Iran). Five Sunni councilors left Galloway's Bradford Respect party last week. However, the remaining members of Respect, including Galloway, claimed they were effectively sacked. Nonetheless, the sacking email is reported to have been sent after the Sunni Muslims had already resigned. (These internal disputes within Respect began the moment the party was formed by various renegades of the Trotskyist/'progressive' Socialist Workers...(Read Full Article)