Mohammad AslamMohammad I. Aslam

Mohammad I. Aslam is a doctoral candidate in Political Science at King’s College London and a specialist in asymmetric and irregular warfare. He’s also a former editor at the Montréal review Journal. Contact him at [email protected]. Read articles by Mohammad I. Aslam.

Ramzy BaroudRamzy Baroud

Dr. Ramzy Baroud has been writing about the Middlehamm East for over 20 years. He is an internationally-syndicated columnist, a media consultant, an author of several books and the founder of His latest book is My Father Was a Freedom Fighter: Gaza’s Untold Story (Pluto Press, London). His website is: Read articles by Ramzy Baroud.

William BlumWilliam Blum

William Blum left the State Department in 1967, abandoning his aspiration of becoming a Foreign Service Officer, because of his opposition to what the United States was doing in Vietnam. He then became one of the founders and editors of the Washington Free Press. Mr. Blum has been a freelance journalist in the United States, Europe, and South America and was one of the recipients of Project Censored’s awards for “exemplary journalism” in 1999. He is the author of numerous books, including: Freeing the World to Death: essays on the American Empire, Killing Hope: U.S. Military and C.I.A. Interventions Since World War II, and Rogue State: A Guide to the World’s Only Superpower. Mr. Blum writes a free monthly newsletter, the Anti-Empire Report, which you may subscribe to by contacting him at [email protected] Visit his website at: Read articles by William Blum.

Dr. K. R. BoltonDr. K. R. Bolton

Kerry R Bolton is a Fellow of the Academy of Social and Political Research (Athens), and the Institute for Higher Studies on Geopolitics and Auxiliary Sciences (Lisbon). He has doctorates in theological studies, Ph.D. h.c. and certifications in psychology and social work studies. He has been widely published by the scholarly and wider media on a variety of subjects. Read articles by Dr. K. R. Bolton.

John ChuckmanJohn Chuckman

John Chuckman is former chief economist for a large Canadian oil company. He has many interests and is a lifelong student of history. He writes with a passionate desire for honesty, the rule of reason, and concern for human decency. John regards it as a badge of honor to have left the United States as a poor young man from the South Side of Chicago when the country embarked on the pointless murder of something like 3 million Vietnamese in their own land because they happened to embrace the wrong economic loyalties. He lives in Canada, which he is fond of calling “the peaceable kingdom.” Read articles by John Chuckman.

Richard FalkRichard Falk

Richard Falk is an international law and international relations scholar who taught at Princeton University for forty years. Since 2002 he has lived in Santa Barbara, California, and taught at the local campus of the University of California in Global and International Studies and since 2005 chaired the Board of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation. From 2008 until May 2014, he was the U.N. Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967. Visit his blog: Read articles by Richard Falk.

Antonio GraceffoAntonio Graceffo

Antonio Graceffo is the author of seven books about China and Southeast Asia. He works as a lecturer at Shanghai University. Antonio holds a PhD from Shanghai University of Sport, where he wrote his dissertation, in Chinese. In addition, Antonio received his China-MBA, from Shanghai Jiaotong University, and is currently completing a second PhD in economics at Shanghai University, specializing in China outbound investment and Trump-China Trade. Read articles by Antonio Graceffo.

Jeremy R. HammondJeremy R. Hammond

Jeremy R. Hammond is an award-winning independent political analyst and editor and publisher of Foreign Policy Journal. Described by Barron’s as “a writer of rare skill”, he is the author of Obstacle to Peace: The US Role in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (2016), Ron Paul vs. Paul Krugman: Austrian vs. Keynesian Economics in the Financial Crisis (2012), and The Rejection of Palestinian Self-Determination: The Struggle for Palestine and the Roots of the Israeli-Arab Conflict (2009). Read the first chapter of Obstacle to Peace and sign up for his free email course on the Palestine conflict! Read articles by Jeremy R. Hammond.

The author in Maaloula, Syria (Photo courtesy of Brad Hoff)

Brad Hoff

Brad Hoff served as a Marine from 2000-2004 at Headquarters Battalion, Quantico. After military service he lived, studied, and traveled throughout Syria off and on from 2004-2010. He is Managing Editor of and currently teaches in Texas. Read articles by Brad Hoff.

Jim Miles

Jim Miles is a Canadian educator and a regular contributor/columnist of opinion pieces and book reviews for The Palestine Chronicle. His original interest in global affairs came from the environmental perspective, with the realization that ultimately it is the corporate-military agenda that determines the human impact on the environment and on human cultures around the globe. Miles’ work has been published globally on a wide range of websites and in print, including among others Znet, Countercurrents, al-Jazeera Cross Cultural Understanding, Atlantic Free Press, Scoop, Axis of Logic, and Foreign Policy Journal. Read articles by Jim Miles.

Ahmad Murid PartawAhmad Murid Partaw

Ahmad Murid Partaw is the former Afghan Senior National Representative SNR to the U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) and a graduate of Political Science from the University of South Florida (USF) in Tampa, FL. His research focuses on Afghan politics and the Middle East. He is an Alumni of the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies (NESA) as well as United States Special Operations Command (SSOCOM) and Joint Special Operations University (JSOU). Read articles by Ahmad Murid Partaw.

paul-craig-robertsPaul Craig Roberts

Hon. Paul Craig Roberts was educated at the Georgia Institute of Technology, the University of Virginia, the University of California, Berkeley, and Oxford University where he was a member of Merton College. Dr. Roberts has held numerous academic appointments, including Senior Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and William E. Simon Chair, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Georgetown University. Dr. Roberts served in the Congressional Staff in the House and Senate and was appointed Assistant Secretary of the Treasury by President Ronald Reagan. He was awarded the French Legion of Honor in 1987. Dr. Roberts is author of Alienation and the Soviet Economy and The Supply-Side Revolution. He is coauthor with Matthew Stephenson of Marx’s Theory of Exchange, Alienation, and Crisis. He is coauthor with Karen LaFollette Araujo of Meltdown: Inside the Soviet Economy and The Capitalist Revolution in Latin America. He is coauthor with Lawrence Stratton of The New Color Line and The Tyranny of Good Intentions. His latest book, How The Economy Was Lost, will be published by CounterPunch in October 2009. Dr. Roberts is a columnist for Creators Syndicate in Los Angeles. Read articles by Paul Craig Roberts.

David SwansonDavid Swanson

David Swanson is an author, activist, journalist, and radio host. He is director of and campaign coordinator for Swanson’s books include War Is A Lie. He blogs at and He hosts Talk Nation Radio and is a 2015 Nobel Peace Prize nominee. Follow him on Twitter @davidcnswanson and Facebook. Read articles by David Swanson.

Shahid R. SiddiqiShahid R. Siddiqi

Shahid R. Siddiqi began his career in the Pakistan Air Force. He later joined the corporate sector with which he remained associated until recently in a senior management position. Alongside, he worked as a broadcaster with Radio Pakistan and remained the Islamabad bureau chief of an English weekly magazine ‘Pakistan & Gulf Economist’. In the U.S. he co-founded the Asian American Republican Club in Maryland in 1994 to encourage the participation of Asian Americans in the mainstream political process. Read articles by Shahid R. Siddiqi.

[Editor’s Note: Mr. Siddiqi passed away on February 23, 2011. His biography remains on this page to honor his memory and important contributions to FPJ.]