Tariq Ali

Tariq Ali is a political activist, writer, historian, and filmmaker, whose books include 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), Pirates of the Caribbean: Axis Of Hope (2006), A Banker for All Seasons (2007), The Duel (2008), The Obama Syndrome (2010), and The Extreme Centre: A Warning (2015). He is a member of the editorial committee of the New Left Review. (Photograph by Boberger.)