Tariq Ali

Tariq Ali (/ˈtærɪk ˈæli/; born 21 October 1943)[1] is a British political activist, writer, journalist, historian, filmmaker, and public intellectual.[2][3] He is a member of the editorial committee of the New Left Review and Sin Permiso, and contributes to The Guardian, CounterPunch, and the London Review of Books. He read Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at Exeter College, Oxford.

Tariq Ali
Ali in 2011
Born (1943-10-21) 21 October 1943 (age 77)
Lahore, Punjab, British Raj
Alma materExeter College, Oxford
Literary movementNew Left
SpouseSusan Watkins

He is the author of many books, including Pakistan: Military Rule or People's Power (1970), Can Pakistan Survive? The Death of a State (1983), Clash of Fundamentalisms: Crusades, Jihads and Modernity (2002), Bush in Babylon (2003), Conversations with Edward Said (2005), Pirates of the Caribbean: Axis Of Hope (2006), A Banker for All Seasons (2007), The Duel (2008), The Obama Syndrome (2010),[4] and The Extreme Centre: A Warning (2015).[5]