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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Thursday, July 13, 2017
US and UK Acting Above the Law to Support the Saudi War in Yemen
Britain and America are above the law. Our complicity in Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen proves it. This week, the High Court in London ruled that British arms sales to Saudi Arabia are lawful, dismissing a judicial review filed by Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT), which had demanded that weapons...
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Wednesday, June 07, 2017
This Is How to End Islamic State Terror - and Stop British Foreign Policy Blowback
Theresa May is right. Enough is enough. A difficult and embarrassing conversation needs to be had about the fact that there is too much tolerance of extremism – by the British state. Whitehall’s disastrous policy of partnering with regimes in the Middle East which – according to reports and a...
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Friday, April 07, 2017
Kissinger Is the Dark Side of Trump in Syria
“I really believe that we should have and still should take out his airfields and prevent him from being able to use them to bomb innocent people and drop sarin gas on them.” Those were Hillary Clinton’s words just hours before her nemesis, President Donald Trump, ordered air strikes launching 59...
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Monday, December 19, 2016
The UK's ‘National Security’ Plan? It's a Blueprint for a Police State
In early December, the British government released its first annual report on the National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence and Security Review. Despite the total media blackout, the document reveals in stark detail the Conservative government’s plans to expand Britain’s military activities...
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Wednesday, July 06, 2016
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 01, 2016
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
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 06, 2015
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
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 09, 2015
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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