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A User’s Guide to the Crisis of Civilization: And How to Save it
August 7, 2010 4 Comments
A User’s Guide to the Crisis of Civilization: And How to Save it

By Dr. Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed, M.A., D.Phil (Sussex)
“A very worthwhile read for policy-makers everywhere.” Rt. Hon. Michael Meacher MP – UK Minister of State for the Environment (1997-2003)

“Few thinkers weave as many threads into …

Israeli Exceptionalism: The Destabilizing Logic of Zionism
November 10, 2009 No Comment
Israeli Exceptionalism: The Destabilizing Logic of Zionism

By Dr. M. Shaheed Alam

This book discerns in the history of Zionism the plot of a Shakespearean tragedy.
A small band of European Zionists enters the world stage in late 19th century, determined to …

State Terrorism and Neoliberalism: The North in the South
April 3, 2009 No Comment
State Terrorism and Neoliberalism: The North in the South

By Ruth Blakeley, 3 April 2009
This book explores the complicity of democratic states from the global North in state terrorism in the global South. It evaluates the relationship between the use of state …

The Empire of Civilization: The Evolution of an Imperial Idea
April 1, 2009 No Comment
The Empire of Civilization: The Evolution of an Imperial Idea

By Dr. Brett Bowden, 1 April 2009
The term civilization comes with considerable baggage, dichotomizing people, cultures, and histories as civilized – or not. While the idea of civilization has been deployed throughout history …

Civil Disobedience: (Un)Common Sense in Mass Democracies
March 26, 2009 No Comment
Civil Disobedience: (Un)Common Sense in Mass Democracies

By Dr. Lawrence Quill, 26 March 2009
To perform an act of civil disobedience under present circumstances is an exercise in uncommon sense. Yet, what is the significance, if any, of such action? As …

New Politics of Islam: Pan-Islamic Foreign Policy in a World of States
March 30, 2007 No Comment
New Politics of Islam: Pan-Islamic Foreign Policy in a World of States

By Dr. Naveed S. Sheikh, 30 March 2007
Studying Islam’s international relations, this title details the theory of pan-Islamism from classical to post-caliphal times and the foreign-policy practice of Saudi Arabia, Iran and Pakistan.

Challenging the New Orientalism: Dissenting Essays on the “War Against Islam”
January 30, 2007 No Comment
Challenging the New Orientalism: Dissenting Essays on the “War Against Islam”

By Dr. M. Shahid Alam, 30 January 2007
The essays in this book – written after 9-11 – challenge the new Orientalists at several levels. They show that their essentialist construction of an unchanging …

From the “Washington” Towards a “Vienna Consensus”?: A Quantitative Analysis on Globalization, Development and Global Governance: A Quantitative Analysis on Globalization and Global Governance
September 6, 2006 No Comment
From the “Washington” Towards a “Vienna Consensus”?: A Quantitative Analysis on Globalization, Development and Global Governance: A Quantitative Analysis on Globalization and Global Governance

By Dr. Arno Tausch, 6 September 2006
This book is a welcome and timely endeavour to the study of Globalisation, which as we know is the currency of contemporary economic and political debates. It …

The London Bombings: An Independent Inquiry
June 22, 2006 No Comment
The London Bombings: An Independent Inquiry

By Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed, 22 Jun 2006
At first, the police were sure that the bombers used weapons-grade plastic explosives and sophisticated timers. Two weeks later, they changed their minds – the bombs …

The War on Truth: Disinformation and the Anatomy of Terrorism
August 11, 2005 No Comment
The War on Truth: Disinformation and the Anatomy of Terrorism

By Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed, 11 Aug 2005
Ahmed’s first book on 9/11, The War on Freedom, was acclaimed around the world for its meticulous compilation of facts about the event. Published just a …

Devastating Society: The Neo-conservative Assault on Democracy and Justice
January 31, 2005 No Comment
Devastating Society: The Neo-conservative Assault on Democracy and Justice

By Dr. Bernd Hamm. 31 January 2005
‘Every American ought to read these indictments of the G. W. Bush administration’s self-righteous attacks on honesty, fairness, decency, and the rule of law.’ Wendell Bell, Yale …

NATO’s Secret Armies: Operation GLADIO and terrorism in Western Europe
December 22, 2004 No Comment
NATO’s Secret Armies: Operation GLADIO and terrorism in Western Europe

By Dr. Daniele Ganser, 22 December 2004
The CIA and the British secret service MI6, in collaboration with the military alliance NATO and European military secret services set up a network of clandestine anticommunist …

Is There an Islamic Problem?: Essays on Islamic Societies, the US and Israel
October 1, 2004 No Comment
Is There an Islamic Problem?: Essays on Islamic Societies, the US and Israel

By Dr. M. Shahid Alam, Oct 2004
It has become fashionable in some circles after September 11 to excoriate Islam as the source of the problems facing the Islamic world. The air is …

Behind the War on Terror: Western Secret Strategy and the Struggle for Iraq
September 1, 2003 No Comment
Behind the War on Terror: Western Secret Strategy and the Struggle for Iraq

By Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed, September 2003
Following the US declaration of a ‘war on terror’, Washington hawks were quick to label Iraq part of an ‘axis of evil’. After a tense build-up, in March …

Drugs, Oil, and War: The United States in Afghanistan, Colombia, and Indochina
March 28, 2003 No Comment
Drugs, Oil, and War: The United States in Afghanistan, Colombia, and Indochina

By Dr. Peter Dale Scott, 28 March 2003
Peter Dale Scott’s brilliantly researched tour de force illuminates the underlying forces that drive U.S. global policy from Vietnam to Colombia and now to Afghanistan and …

The War on Freedom: How and Why America Was Attacked September 11, 2001
September 11, 2002 No Comment
The War on Freedom: How and Why America Was Attacked September 11, 2001

By Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed, 11 Sep 2002
A disturbing expose of the American government’s hidden agenda, before and after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. A wide range of documents show US officials …

Value Wars: The Global Market Versus the Life Economy: Moral Philosophy and Humanity
August 23, 2002 No Comment
Value Wars: The Global Market Versus the Life Economy: Moral Philosophy and Humanity

By Dr. John McMurtry, 23 August 2002
‘John McMurtry’s new book is a tour de force, one of the most devastating critiques of the global market paradigm that has been written to date. McMurtry’s …

Issues in Positive Political Economy
May 9, 2002 No Comment
Issues in Positive Political Economy

By Dr. S. Mansoob Murshed, 9 May 2002
Political economy – the original name for economics in its entirety – has in recent years witnessed a semantic broadening to include some of the preoccupations …