The Obama Syndrome – Booklaunch in DC and NY

Tariq Ali will be in Washington, DC on the 16th and New York on the 17th for the launch of his new book The Obama Syndrome: Surrender at Home, War Abroad. If you are in the vicinity, we strongly encourage you to attend.

Also don’t miss:

Midterm Debate with Tariq Ali

September 20, 2010 at 7.00 pm

Join Tariq Ali, John R. MacArthur and Frances Fox Piven at the Brecht Forum for a debate on the successes and failures of the Obama administration as we approach the November midterm elections. This is an event to launch Tariq Ali’s The Obama Syndrome.

Cornell Lecture

September 22, 2010 at 4:45 pm

Tariq Ali speaks on The Expulsion of Muslims and Jews from Spain and the Birth of Modern Europe. Kaufmann Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall, Cornell, Ithaca, NY. Free and open to the public. Reception to follow at History of Art Gallery. This is an event to launch the paperback edition of Night of the Golden Butterfly – the final novel in the Islam Quintet.

Cornell Screening and Talk

September 23, 2010 at 4:45

Join Tariq Ali for a screening of Islam in Spain: The Final Solution (directed by Ali) followed by a panel discussion. Multipurpose Room, Africana Studies & Research Center, 310 Triphammer Road, Ithaca, NY. Free and open to the public. at 16:45


Author: Idrees Ahmad

I am a Lecturer in Digital Journalism at the University of Stirling and a former research fellow at the University of Denver’s Center for Middle East Studies. I am the author of The Road to Iraq: The Making of a Neoconservative War (Edinburgh University Press, 2014). I write for The Observer, The Nation, The Daily Beast, Los Angeles Review of Books, The Atlantic, The New Republic, Al Jazeera, Dissent, The National, VICE News, Huffington Post, In These Times, Le Monde Diplomatique, Die Tageszeitung (TAZ), Adbusters, Guernica, London Review of Books (Blog), The New Arab, Bella Caledonia, Asia Times, IPS News, Medium, Political Insight, The Drouth, Canadian Dimension, Tanqeed, Variant, etc. I have appeared as an on-air analyst on Al Jazeera, the BBC, TRT World, RAI TV, Radio Open Source with Christopher Lydon, Alternative Radio with David Barsamian and several Pacifica Radio channels.

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