Robert Fisk is a multiple award-winning journalist on the Middle East, based in Beirut.
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
08 August 2014 06:19 PM
Obama’s air strikes on Isis in northern Iraq are hypocritical, and a sense of déjà vu is understandable
04 August 2014 09:04 PM
Battle for Arsal exposes new front in expansion of self-styled caliphate
03 August 2014 08:25 PM
My family was haunted by my father’s experience on the Somme and the loss of his friends. Why do we pay homage to the dead but ignore the lessons of their war?
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Scottish independence: The Queen breaks silence on referendum debate – as think tank warns of £14bn black hole if Scotland votes Yes
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