Sunday, Nov 28, 2021

Robert Fisk

Their Man In Cairo

Feb 07, 2011 Robert Fisk

The US envoy who infuriated the White House by urging Hosni Mubarak to remain President of Egypt works for a New York and Washington law firm which works for the dictator's own Egyptian government.

We Could Smell The Blood

Feb 03, 2011 Robert Fisk

I really know who won the Battle of Tahrir Square yesterday, though it will not remain long unresolved. At dusk, the stones were still cracking on to roads, and on to people...

The Tragedy Is Not Over

Even if the end is clear. The Egyptian army is, needless to say, part of this equation.

After Mubarak

Jan 28, 2011 Robert Fisk

No one believes – except perhaps the Americans – that Mohamed ElBaradei can become a focus for the protest movements that have sprung up across the country

Dictator: Created And Destroyed...

Osama bin Laden will certainly rejoice, along with Bush and Blair. And there's a thought. So many crimes avenged. But we will have got away with it.

06 November, 2006

A Great Day For Iraq?

Robert Fisk

So America's one-time ally has been sentenced to death for war crimes he committed when he was Washington's best friend in the Arab world. It's difficult to think of a more suitable monster for the gallows...It couldn't be a more just verdict - nor a

05 August, 2004

'The War Is A Fraud'

Robert Fisk

'I'm not talking about the weapons of mass destruction that didn't exist. Nor the links between Saddam Hussein and al-Qaida which didn't exist. Nor all the other lies upon which we went to war. I'm talking about the new lies.'

16 July, 2004

So That's Alright Then

Robert Fisk

So what was it Tony Blair said in the Commons that afternoon? "We are not killing civilians in Iraq; terrorists are killing civilians in Iraq." Question: Are Baghdad and London on the same planet?

07 May, 2004

Smoke Them

Robert Fisk

"Someone wounded,' the pilot cries. Then he received the reply: "Hit him, hit the truck and him.' ...The pilot fires a 30mm gun at the wounded man, vaporising him in a second...

04 May, 2004

The Good Guys Who Can Do No Wrong

Robert Fisk

Why are we surprised at their racism, their brutality, their sheer callousness towards Arabs? Those American soldiers in Saddam's old prison at Abu Ghraib, those young British squaddies in Basra came -- as soldiers often come -- from towns and cities

08 April, 2004

Airlifting Saddam

Robert Fisk

THe US has secretly flown Saddam Hussein out of Iraq and imprisoned him under high security at a vast American air base in the Gulf Arab state of Qatar.

07 April, 2004

Iraq Anarchy

Robert Fisk

The British took three years to turn both the Sunnis and the Shias into their enemies in 1920. The Americans are achieving this in just under a year. More Coverage.

26 March, 2004

Gaddafi's Mad World

Robert Fisk

Barring the usual electricity cuts, no one in Baghdad will be watching today's rickety epic with more enthusiasm than I. Whoops! Productions presents Escape to Hell. It promises to be as much fun as Iraq.

24 March, 2004

Chilling Implications Of This State Killing

Robert Fisk

Something went wrong with the narrative of the news story - and something infinitely more dangerous, another sinister precedent - was set for our brave new world.

19 September, 2003

'Slaughter Every Night'

Juan Gonzalez

The celebrated journalist says that as many as perhaps 1,000 Iraqis a week are dying across Iraq, while NYT and other media are busy highlighting the deaths of American soldiers.

13 June, 2003

'An Army Of Occupation'

Amy Goodman

The celebrated reporter of the Independent of London, just out of Iraq, .on the rising opposition to U.S. forces in Iraq, the so-called road map to Middle East peace & Israel's assassination attempt of Hamas leader Abdel Azziz Rantizzi.

26 March, 2003

The Un-Embedded Journalist

Amy Goodman

The celebrated journalist of British newspaper The Independent on Washington's 'Quagmire' in Iraq, Civilian Deaths and the Fallacy of Bush's 'War of Liberation'. March 25, 2003.

06 February, 2003

Powell Presentation

Robert Fisk

It was like something out of Beckett

Photo Gallery

This photo shows aftermath of a looted street in Honiara's Chinatown, Solomon Islands. Violence receded in the capital of the Solomon Islands, but the government showed no signs of addressing the underlying grievances...

AP Photo/Piringi Charley

Vehicles move on a road as smog envelops the historical Badshahi mosque and the surrounding area of Lahore, Pakistan. People of Lahore and adjacent areas are suffering from respiratory problems because of poor air...

AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary

A resident walks past an old district in Beijing, China.

AP Photo/Ng Han Guan

Bharatiya Kisan Union National Spokesperson Rakesh Tikait offers prayer at Golden temple, in Amritsar.

PTI Photo

Defence Minister of Maldives Mariya Ahmed Didi with Indian Naval officers during the Passing Out Parade at Indian Naval Academy (INA), at Ezhimala in Kannur district.

PTI Photo

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