Nafeez Ahmed

Dr. Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed is a bestselling author, award-winning investigative journalist, and noted international security scholar, as well as a policy expert, film maker, strategy and communications consultant, and change activist. His debut science fiction thriller novel, ZERO POINT, was released in August 2014. His previous non-fiction book was A User’s Guide to the Crisis of Civilization: And How to Save It (2010), which inspired the award-winning documentary feature film, The Crisis of Civilization (2011).

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Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 1:30pm
Most Labour MPs Opposing Corbyn are Stained with the Blood of Iraq
A new analysis by Middle East Eye finds that nearly 100 percent of the Labour MPs who have moved to oust Jeremy Corbyn voted against an investigation into the Iraq war. The analysis is based on a detailed examination of the voting records of all the MPs who chose not to support Corbyn’s leadership...
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Monday, February 1, 2016 - 11:30am
Western Warmongers Have All the Answers, and They're All Wrong
Despite an almost total lack of public debate, Western military escalation in Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya is on the rise. Renewed military interventionism has been largely justified as a response to the meteoric rise of Islamic State networks, spreading across parts of the Middle East, North Africa...
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Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 1:15pm
David Cameron’s Illiterate Counter-Radicalisation Proposals
Dear Prime Minister David Cameron, It is with great regret that I write to you ( again ) about countering-radicalisation, this time in relation to your bizarre conflation of people having difficulties speaking English with the threat of Islamist extremism. In your article in The Times setting out...
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Sunday, December 6, 2015 - 2:45pm
Paris Climate Negotiations Won’t Stop the Planet Burning
The much-vaunted COP21 negotiations in Paris are, despite the claims of world leaders, dead on arrival. Emissions reductions targets are not up for discussion. Those pledges are already on the table, having been put forward voluntarily by each country. Government negotiators in Paris are instead...
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Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 10:45am
ISIS Wants to Destroy the 'Grey Zone'. Here's How We Defend It
At the end of last year, as politicians and pundits cheered on coalition airstrikes in Syria, I wrote this: “The war on ISIS has already been lost. As regional instability escalates predictably as a direct consequence of the US-UK led non-strategy, ISIS will become stronger, and reactionary...
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Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 8:15am
The Anglo-American Empire is Preparing for Resource War
Last week, the US Joint Chiefs of Staff released the new National Military Strategy of the United States of America, 2015. The report’s main theme is that “globalisation” and “demographics” are pushing forward trends that are undermining US military superiority, including its capability to sustain...
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Friday, April 3, 2015 - 7:00am
The Pentagon Plan to ‘Divide and Rule’ the Muslim World
Yemen is on the brink of “total collapse” according to the UN high commissioner for human rights. Saudi Arabia’s terror from the air, backed by Washington, Britain, and an unprecedented coalition of Gulf states has attempted to push back the takeover of Yemen’s capital Sanaa by Shiite Houthi rebels...
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Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 12:30pm
"Palestine Is Not an Environment Story"
After writing for The Guardian for over a year, my contract was unilaterally terminated because I wrote a piece on Gaza that was beyond the pale. In doing so, The Guardian breached the very editorial freedom the paper was obligated to protect under my contract. I’m speaking out because I believe it...
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Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 7:45am
Leaked IPCC Climate Plan Could Worsen Global Warming: Ecologists
A British environmental organisation that has reviewed the draft of a forthcoming UN IPCC report on mitigating climate change has questioned many of the document's recommendations as deeply flawed. Dr Rachel Smolker, co-director of Biofuelwatch, said that the report's embrace of "largely untested"...
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Friday, January 24, 2014 - 8:37am
Are You Opposed to Fracking? Then You Might Just Be a Terrorist
Over the last year, a mass of shocking evidence has emerged on the close ties between Western government spy agencies and giant energy companies, and their mutual interests in criminalising anti-fracking activists.
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