F. William Engdahl is a strategic risk consultant, author and lecturer. He is the author of the best-selling book on oil and geopolitics, A Century of War: Anglo-American Oil Politics and the New World Order (2004, Pluto Press, London). The book has been published as well in French, German, Chinese, Russian, Czech, Korean, Turkish, Croatian, Slovenian, and Arabic. Mr. Engdahl is one of the more widely discussed analysts of current political and economic developments, and his provocative articles and analyses have appeared in numerous newspapers and magazines and well-known international websites. In addition to discussing oil geopolitics and energy issues, he has written on issues of agriculture, GATT, WTO, IMF, energy, politics, and economics for more than 30 years, beginning with the first oil shock and world grain crisis in the early 1970s. His book, Seeds of Destruction: The Hidden Agenda of Genetic Manipulation (2007, www.globalresearch.ca) has been translated into eight languages. A new book, Full Spectrum Dominance: Totalitarian Democracy in the New World Order (Third Millenium Press, Baton Rouge, LA) describes the American military power projection in terms of geopolitical strategy. He is a winner of the “Project Censored Award” for Top Censored Stories for 2007-08.
Mr. Engdahl lectures in economics at the Rhein-Main University in Germany and is a Visiting Professor in Economics at Beijing University of Chemical Technology.
After a degree in politics from Princeton University, and graduate study in comparative economics at the University of Stockholm, he worked as an independent economist and research journalist in New York and later in Europe, covering subjects including the politics of energy policy in the U.S. and worldwide; GATT Uruguay Round trade talks, EU food policies, the grain trade monopoly, IMF policy, Third World debt issues, hedge funds and the Asia crisis.
Professor Engdahl contributes regularly to a number of international publications on economics and political affairs including Asia Times, FinancialSense.com, Russia Today TV, Asia Inc., GlobalResearch.com, Japan’s Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Foresight magazine; the New York Grant’sInvestor.com, European Banker and Business Banker International and Freitag and ZeitFragen in German as well as Globus in Croatia. He has been interviewed on various geopolitical topics on numerous international TV and radio programs including Al Jazeera, CCTV, and Sina.com (China), Korea Broadcasting System (KBS), and RTR Russian TV. Mr. Engdahl is a Research Associate of Michel Chossudovsky’s well-respected Centre for Research on Globalization (www.globalresearch.com), and a Visiting Guest Professor at the Beijing University of Chemical Technology.
Mr. Engdahl has been a featured speaker at numerous international conferences on geopolitical, GMO, economic, and energy subjects. Among them are the Ministry of Science and Technology Conference on Alternative Energy, Beijing; London Centre for Energy Policy Studies of Hon. Sheikh Zaki Yamani; Turkish-Eurasian Business Council of Istanbul; Global Investors’ Forum (GIF), Montreaux, Switzerland; Bank Negara Indonesia; the Russian Institute of Strategic Studies; the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST); and the Croatian Chamber of Commerce and Economics. Mr. Engdahl currently lives in Germany with his wife and, in addition to teaching and writing regularly on issues of international political economy and geopolitics, food security, economics, energy and international affairs, is active as a consulting economist for major European banks and private investors. A sample of his writings is available at:
Because of the time difference of 8 hours, Mr. Engdahl will be joining Amerika Now during the 11-Midnight slot.
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