Robert Fisk

Secret Russian-Kurdish-Syrian military cooperation is happening in Syria’s eastern desert

In the first of a series from Syria, Robert Fisk says that new connections, however tenuous, demonstrate that all sides are determined to avoid military confrontation between Moscow and Washington

Syria is just a scapegoat. This would be a war about Iran

An excerpt from the anthology of newspaper articles entitled Syria a Descent Into the Abyss by Robert Fisk, Patrick Cockburn, and Kim Sengupta.

Pity the nation: The abduction of Lebanon - Robert Fisk

Robert Fisk's explosive Pity the Nation recounts Sharon and Arafat's first deadly encounter in Lebanon in the early 1980s.

The great war for civilisation: The conquest of the Middle East - Robert Fisk

A sweeping and dramatic history of the last half century of conflict in the Middle East from an award-winning journalist who has covered the region for over thirty years, The Great War for Civilisation unflinchingly chronicles the tragedy of the region from the Algerian Civil War to the Iranian Revolution; from the American hostage crisis in Beirut to the Iran-Iraq War; from the 1991 Gulf War to the American invasion of Iraq in 2003.