[E]ven the United State pales beside their traditional capacities in the military arena.
The American challenge, and Washington’s criminal designs, make such a course necessary …
But they appear to believe that they can maneuver and avoid directly clashing with the United State[s].
Hence, Europe must end its “Atlanticist option” and take the course of the “Eurasian rapprochement” with Russia, China, India and the rest of Asia and Africa.
In 1970 he became director of the IDEP, which he managed until 1980.
In 1980 Amin left the IDEP and became a director of the Third World Forum in Dakar.One example is the Muslim Brotherhood's support in the Egyptian parliament for conservative and reactionary laws which empowers the rights of property owners, to the detriment of the small peasantry.Political Islam has also always found consent in the bourgeoisie of Saudi Arabia and Pakistan, as the latter abandoned an anti-imperialist perspective and substituted it for an anti-western stance, which only creates an acceptable impasse of cultures and therefore doesn't represent any obstacle to the developing imperialist control over the world system.After arriving in Paris, Amin joined the French Communist Party (PCF), but he later distanced himself from Soviet Marxism and associated himself for some time with Maoist circles.With other students he published a magazine entitled Étudiants Anticolonialistes.Amin was born in Cairo, the son of an Egyptian father and a French mother (both medical doctors).He spent his childhood and youth in Port Said; there he attended a French high school, leaving in 1947 with a Baccalauréat.This importance attributed to culture allows political Islam to obscure from every sphere of life the realistic social dichotomy between the working classes and the global capitalist system which oppresses and exploits them.The militants of political Islam are only present in areas of conflict in order to furnish people with education and health care, through schools and health clinics.What has not been analysed is how these sets of capitalist dynamics intersect.In a new article in the journal Globalizations, entitled ‘Uneven and combined development and unequal exchange: the second wind of neoliberal ‘free trade’?