Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed
New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Thursday, September 25, 2014 23:30 - 13 Comments
Nafeez Ahmed examines how the rise of ISIS was both predicted and evitable, and argues the West's current military campaign is already being used to neuter mass surveillance reforms at home and will likely produce further political destabilisation in the region.
Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Sunday, July 20, 2014 16:48 - 23 CommentsIsrael claims its latest onslaught against the population of Gaza is a response to Hamas rocket-fire, targeted at "terrorists" and motivated to "restore quiet." However, an analysis of the IDF's public relations points and war doctrines as well as the historical context of the events, shows the root cause of the crisis to be Israel's decades-long programme of violent settler colonialism.
New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Friday, September 20, 2013 22:27 - 19 CommentsThe politicised debate over the realities of last month's chemical attack in Ghouta is a further manifestation of a propaganda war - being fought on all sides and for competing national and geopolitical interests - that shows scant regard for the human cost of the conflict.
New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Friday, May 17, 2013 0:01 - 88 CommentsFBI whistle-blower Sibel Edmonds was described as "the most gagged person in the history of the United States" by the American Civil Liberties Union. Was the Sunday Times pressured to drop its investigation into her revelations?
Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Thursday, December 20, 2012 12:10 - 9 CommentsA recent spate of official reports from energy agencies are predicting a rosy future of economic growth underpinned by cheap oil abundance. However, as Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed shows, scientific evidence largely ignored by mainstream media confirms that while we have enough oil and gas to burn our way to climate catastrophe, the age of cheap oil abundance is a myth.
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