Robert Fisk is a multiple award-winning journalist on the Middle East, based in Beirut.
John Kerry’s rhetoric on Isis insults our intelligence and conceals the reality of the situation in Syria
21 September 2014 09:57 PM
Anyone who has studied Syria knows the moderate opposition doesn’t exist
17 September 2014 09:52 AM
The Syrian regime, which the US has sworn to overthrow, has asked America to co-operate in the fight against Isis militants. It is likely to exact a high price for any collaboration
16 September 2014 06:11 PM
The Syrian regime, which the US has sworn to overthrow, has asked America to co-operate in the fight against Isis militants. It is likely to exact a high price for any collaboration.
14 September 2014 05:50 PM
His Save Ulster from Sodomy campaign would surely have been supported by many a Sunni imam
11 September 2014 06:46 PM
The last divorce from the United Kingdom was painful and acrimonious, but ended in harmony and prosperity. So why should independence north of the border turn out any differently?
11 September 2014 05:41 PM
One can see how difficult these lessons in Middle East history must be for the average American
After the atrocities committed against Muslims in Bosnia, it is no wonder today’s jihadis have set out on the path to war in Syria
07 September 2014 10:51 PM
While the US State Department told us in Bosnia that 'fundamentalism' – the horror word of the time – might take root in Bosnia, no one spoke of 'radicalisation'
02 September 2014 01:48 AM
World View: Israel takes land, Palestine loses land; that’s the way it works
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
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
Obama: The only people with the right to object to immigration are Native Americans
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
Ed Miliband's 'north London set' must be demolished to save Labour, say critics
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