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Robert Fisk

Middle East Correspondent

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Robert Fisk is The Independent’s multi-award-winning Middle East correspondent, based in Beirut. He has lived in the Arab world for more than 40 years, covering the war in Syria and Lebanon, five Israeli invasions, the Iran-Iraq war, the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, the Algerian civil war, Saddam Hussein’s invasion of Kuwait, the Bosnian and Kosovo wars, the American invasion and occupation of Iraq and the 2011 Arab revolutions.

Don’t believe the hype, Isis has not yet been defeated – here’s why

If the Americans are in fact leaving at last, the Kurds are still going to be betrayed and left to the mercy of their enemies – be this Turkey or Syria

Jacinda Ardern’s response to Christchurch puts other leaders to shame

She fought from the start like a real politician, scorning the killer, attacking racism and slapping back at Erdogan’s revolting election propaganda

Bernie Sanders could still be US president in 2020

It’s one thing for a black candidate to go for the black vote in the US, but for an American Jew to go for the American Jewish vote is a very different matter

The US media has lost one of its sanest voices on military matters

This author of ground-breaking work on secret CIA ‘black sites’ has a respectful audience at both Harvard and Maxwell US Air Force Base. So when he quits, I take notice