Robert Fisk

Robert Fisk is a multiple award-winning journalist on the Middle East, based in Beirut.

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A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: The Turkish holocaust begins

23-24 April 1915: The overnight arrest in Constantinople of hundreds of intellectuals was the first public act of the war’s most terrible crime. Robert Fisk on the Armenian genocide

Robert Fisk: The most heroic thing Major Bob Orrell ever did was to carry a CND placard at the D-Day 40th anniversary

Serving soldiers are not supposed to protest against their art, which is to kill

'Barack Obama becomes the latest US President effectively to give up on the peace process'

Robert Fisk: Yet another betrayal of the Palestinians

'Barack Obama becomes the latest US President effectively to give up on the peace process'

Robert Fisk: Another ‘sham’ election is over, so what now for Algeria?

The ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika won a fourth term in a ballot decried as fraudulent by his critics

The Middle East we must confront in the future will be a Mafiastan ruled by money

In Iraq, mafiosi already run almost the entire oil output of the south of the country

Survivors from SMS ‘Gneisenau’ in the sea off the Falkland Islands, with HMS ‘Inflexible’ in the background, 8 December 1914

A History of the First World War in 100 moments: A forgotten naval victory in which even Nature played a part

It began with disaster at Coronel – but turned into Britain’s one true maritime triumph of the war. Robert Fisk on the  Royal Navy’s biggest day since Trafalgar

I suspect that deep in the soul of some Irish people there is a sneaking affection for the Royal Family

Michael D Higgins’ visit to the UK was accompanied by enthusiastic reports in his country’s press

Recep Tayyip Erdogan (centre) greeted by MPs from his Justice and Development (AKP) Party; his government shut down social media over a corruption scandal before recent elections

Robert Fisk: Has Recep Tayyip Erdogan gone from model Middle East 'strongman' to tin-pot dictator?

Once a cuddly ally of Barack Obama, the Turkish Prime Minister has shown himself to be increasingly authoritarian

Robert Fisk: Sinister efforts to minimise Japanese war crimes and portray the empire as a victim must be exposed

The man known as Abe’s ‘brain’ says Japan has become ‘a hopelessly pacifist nation’

Images of a genocide: Victims of the ‘Great Slaughter'

The 1915 Armenian genocide: Finding a fit testament to a timeless crime

As the last survivors die out, academics must consider how best to create a lasting memorial to the 1.5 million who were murdered

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