Middle East Eye speaks to investigative journalist Nafeez Ahmed, PhD, about how conflict, socio-economic problems, destabilisation and resource dominance is related to the role of water and the environment in Palestine and the greater regional issues of the Middle East.
Nafeez is an international security scholar and best-selling author who tracks what he calls the ‘crisis of civilization’. He is a winner of the Project Censored Award for Outstanding Investigative Journalism for his Guardian reporting on the intersection of global ecological, energy and economic crises with regional geopolitics and conflicts. He has also written for The Independent, Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Scotsman, Foreign Policy, The Atlantic, Quartz, Prospect, New Statesman, Le Monde diplomatique, and New Internationalist. His work on the root causes and covert operations linked to international terrorism officially contributed to the 9/11 Commission and the 7/7 Coroner’s Inquest.