Robert Fisk is a multiple award-winning journalist on the Middle East, based in Beirut.
Isis isn’t the first group to use the butcher’s knife as an instrument of policy. Nor will it be the last
31 August 2014 08:18 PM
Not since the Nazis have we had culprits documenting their war crimes on such a scale
27 August 2014 06:15 PM
Palestinians have won: they are still in Gaza, and Hamas is still there
25 August 2014 08:15 PM
The Qataris are telling Assad that they are important in Syria
Isis's skill in exploiting social media is no reason for US leaders to start talking about the apocalypse
24 August 2014 05:05 PM
Power without responsibility has provided al-Baghdadi and his men with their most potent weapon
22 August 2014 07:34 PM
Chuck Hagel and Martin Dempsey were pure Hollywood. They only needed Tom Cruise
Air strikes? Talk of God? Barack Obama is following the jihadists’ script after James Foley beheading
22 August 2014 06:52 AM
The President came the nearest he has come yet to rivalling George W Bush’s gormless reaction to 9/11
Middle East crisis: We know all too much about the cruelty of Isis – but all too little about who they are
20 August 2014 07:50 PM
Now President Obama has seen the next US reporter to be threatened with beheading, will he blink?
10 August 2014 10:08 PM
President Obama says ‘problem’ will not be solved in weeks. So how long will it take, asks Robert Fisk
10 August 2014 06:46 PM
One of Netanyahu’s most trusted advisers thinks Israel should be awarded for its 'unimaginable restraint'
10 August 2014 12:00 AM
The tactic is as old as the hills, but tunnelling has a new relevance in the age of the drone attack
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
Rotherham child sex abuse scandal: Labour Home Office to be probed over what Tony Blair's government knew - and when
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
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- 2 Ebola virus: It's ripped through towns – now the deadliest ever outbreak of the virus is heading for Africa's teeming cities
- 3 Joan Rivers: 'Palestinians deserve to be dead'
- 4 A teacher speaks out: 'I'm effectively being forced out of a career that I wanted to love'
- 5 Mexican woman becomes world’s 'oldest person' at 127
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