Writer and film-maker Tariq Ali was born in Lahore and studied politics and philosophy at Oxford University. He was a prominent leader of opposition to the war in Vietnam and more recently the war in Iraq. Today he writes regularly for a range of publications including The Guardian, The Nation, and the London Review of Books and is on the editorial board of New Left Review. He has written more than a dozen books as well as scripts for both stage and screen. He lives in London.
Tariq Ali, The Duel: Pakistan on the Flight Path of American Power. Simon & Schuster 2008.
Tariq Ali, Rough Music: Blair / Bombs / Baghdad / London / Terror. Verso 2005.
Tariq Ali & David Barsamian, Speaking of Empire and Resistance: Conversations with Tariq Ali. The New Press 2005.
Tariq Ali, Bush in Babylon: The Recolonisation of Iraq. Verso 2003.
Tariq Ali, The Clash of Fundamentalisms: Crusades, Jihads and Modernity. Verso 2002.
Tariq Ali, Revolution from Above. Hutchinson 1988.
Tariq Ali Website
A Secular History of Islam, CounterPunch, 17 October 2014
The Origins of the Ebola Crisis by Tariq Ali and Allyson Pollock, CounterPunch, 10 October 2014
Tariq Ali talks with Charles Glass, Media Review - Reporting Wars, teleSUR, 25 September 2014 (video)
Project Fear and the Scottish Vote, CounterPunch, 19 September 2014
On Scottish Independence, CounterPunch, 4 September 2014
What's Going On in Pakistan? CounterPunch, 3 September 2014
Interview -Tariq Ali, e-International Relations, 18 August 2014
Tariq Ali tells the BBC why there is so much anger about its biased Gaza reporting, Stop the War, 10 August 2014 (video)
Anatomy of a War, Jacobin, 8 August 2014 (video)
Blinded by Israel, Visionless in Gaza, CounterPunch, 22 July 2014
Diary in Cairo, London Review of Books, 5 June 2014
Tariq Ali: the crisis in Syria - questions and answers, Counterfire, 1 June 2014 (video)
How Vladimir Putin became evil, The Guardian, 28 March 2014
Scots, undo this union of rogues. Independence is the only way to fulfil your potential, The Guardian, 13 March 2014
Dismantling the British State Tariq Ali interviewed by James Foley, Bella Caledonia, 10 March 2014
The Inaugural Hugo Chavez Memorial Lecture, ZVideo, 10 March 2014
Violent protest will not help Venezuela, Letter, The Guardian, 23 February 2014
Stuart Hall's message to those who want change: think, debate – and get off your backside, The Guardian, 10 February 2014
Pakistan's future is tied to the Taliban, The Guardian, 4 February 2014
Andre Schiffrin: in Memoriam, CounterPunch, 4 December 2013
What the Maoist slavery sect tells us about the far-left, The Guardian, 26 November 2013
On Libya, the Arab Spring and Syria Tariq Ali interviewed by S. Eriksson, M. Fahlgren and P. Widén, CounterPunch, 1 November 2013
L'Affair Miliband, CounterPunch, 11 October 2013
What is a Revolution? CounterPunch, 4 September 2013
On intervening in Syria, London Review of Books, 28 August 2013
A suicide note to Trotsky that displayed political passions we should not forget, The Guardian, 21 August 2013
Feeling Good, London Review of Books, 7 August 2013
Tariq Ali interviewed by Sasi Kumar, Asianet News, 31 July 2013
Pakistan's Osama bin Laden report is more cover-up than self-criticism, The Guardian, 10 July 2013
'Fig Leaf Democracy Not Enough, Expect Egyptian Boil-Over, RT/ZVideo, 29 June 2013
Notes From Ankara, CounterPunch, 24 June 2013
Isaac and Isaiah: The Covert Punishment of a Cold War Heretic by David Caute – review, The Guardian, 20 June 2013
The Filthy Rich Election, London Review of Books, 20 June 2013
Flames of Resistance and Hope in Turkey Tariq Ali interviewed by Zeynep Bilgehan, CounterPunch, 18 June 2013
A Message to #OccupyGezi, MR Zine, 17 June 2013
‘Syrian Conflict Is A War Targeting Iran', RT, 20 May 2013
"India Should be Close to China, Not the US" An Interview with Tariq Ali by Ajit Sahi, CounterPunch, 30 April 2013
Short Cuts, London Review of Books, 25 April 2013
Between Past and Future, New Left Review, March-April 2013
Decay and Ruin in Mrs. Thatcher's England, CounterPunch, 12 April 2013
Margaret Thatcher (1925-2013): Tariq Ali on Late British PM's Legacy From Austerity to Apartheid, Democracy Now! 8 April 2013
Tariq Ali on the Obama Syndrome, ZVideo, 26 March 2013
Hugo Chávez and me, The Guardian, 6 March 2013
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