Political analyst on security, conflict and global crisis. Director of Institute for Policy Research & Development, London. Author of "The London Bombings: An Independent Inquiry" (Duckworth, 2006) and "The War on Truth: 9/11, Disinformation and the Anatomy of Terrorism" (Arris, Olive Branch, 2005). Have written/reported for the Independent on Sunday, Raw Story, New Criminologist, Muslim News, ZNet, Counterpunch, among others.
Teaching International Relations at University of Sussex; and postgraduate courses in globalisation and empire at Brunel University's Politics and History unit.
Terrorism research was officially used by the 9/11 Commission (Washington). Gave expert testimony in US Congress in 2005.
Current PhD research is on European empires, violence, and genocide since the 15th century.
My other books: "The War on Freedom: How & Why America was Attacked, September 11, 2001" (2002), was an instant bestseller in the US, Germany and Italy, and won the latter’s Naples Prize; "Behind the War on Terror: Western Secret Strategy and the Struggle for Iraq" (2003), examines role of energy in Western interventionism in the Middle East since the collapse of the Ottomon Empire up to Iraq War 2003.
Have done political commentary for BBC World Service, Channel 4, Sky News, PBS Foreign Exchange, FOX News, C-SPAN, among many others.