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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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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Tuesday, December 24, 2013 - 7:13am
Former BP Geologist: Peak Oil Is Here and It Will 'Break Economies'
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Sunday, December 1, 2013 - 9:37am
The War on Democracy: How Corporations and Spy Agencies Use 'Security' to Defend Profiteering and Crush Activism
A stunning new report compiles extensive evidence showing how some of the world's largest corporations have partnered with private intelligence firms and government intelligence agencies to spy on activist and nonprofit groups. Environmental activism is a prominent though not exclusive focus of these activities.
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Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 5:55am
The Crisis of Civilization is an Unprecedented Opportunity
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Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - 6:24am
Obama's Fracked-Up Climate Strategy Will Guarantee Global Warming Disaster
President Obama's much-anticipated speech at Georgetown University unveiling America's new climate change strategy offers welcome re-affirmation of the US government's recognition of global warming dangers.
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Sunday, June 23, 2013 - 10:14am
Shale Gas Won't Stop Peak Oil, but Could Create an Economic Crisis
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Sunday, June 16, 2013 - 1:50pm
Pentagon Bracing for Public Dissent Over Climate and Energy Shocks
Top secret US National Security Agency ( NSA ) documents disclosed by the Guardian have shocked the world with revelations of a comprehensive US-based surveillance system with direct access to Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft and other tech giants.
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