Muhammad Idrees Ahmad is a member of Spinwatch; His writings on subjects anging from propaganda, Israel-Palestine conflict, Iraq war to globalization have appeared in Counterpunch, Dissident Voice, Atlantic Free Press, Electronic Intifada , Electronic Iraq and various print publications. His daily comments on politics, art and culture appear on his blog, The Fanonite.
For his PhD, Idrees is researching the role of lobbies, think tanks and foundations in furnishing the propaganda for the war in Iraq. He also produced a current affairs program on Glasgow community radio 87.7 FM.
Idrees is the former captain of the Edwardes College and the American University in Dubai tennis teams. He is also the winner of the 2004 University of Pittsburgh Jazz talent hunt in Dubai. His experimental website, The Savage Mountain won various awards for its innovative UI and programmatic 3D simulation.