Robert Fisk

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Nov 28, 2003

Telling the truth won't set you free

Robert Fisk
In Iraq, they are just numbers, bloodstains on a road. But in the little town of Madison, Wis., last week, they were all too real on the front page of the local paper, the <i>Capital Times</i>. Sgt.
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Nov 21, 2003

How we denied democracy to the Middle East

Robert Fisk
We created this place, weaned the grotesque dictators. And we expect the Arabs to trust Bush's promise? It gets weirder and weirder. As his helicopters are falling out of the sky over Iraq, President
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Nov 7, 2003

When did 'Arab' become a dirty word?

Robert Fisk
Is &#147;Palestinian&#148; now just a dirty word? Or is &#147;Arab&#148; the dirty word? Let's start with the late Edward Said, the brilliant and passionate Palestinian-American academic. After he di
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Oct 27, 2003

One, two, three, what are they fighting for?

Robert Fisk
The worst problem facing U.S. forces in Iraq may not be armed resistance but a crisis of morale. Robert Fisk reports on a near-epidemic of indiscipline, a suicide rate up to three times the usual rat
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Oct 7, 2003

One step closer to war in the Middle East

Robert Fisk
Israel received the green light with the Syria Accountability Act, moving through the United States Congress, that will impose sanctions on Damascus for its supposed enthusiasm for &#147;terrorism&#1
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Jul 30, 2003

Showing pictures could turn sons into martyrs

Robert Fisk
Arabs have never been squeamish about death. They see too much of it. It is we Westerners &#151; with our all-conquering armies and our easy identification of evil &#151; who fall over our moral sens
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Jun 12, 2003

Censorship Of The Press: A Familiar Story for Iraq

Robert Fisk
Paul Bremer has ordered his legal department in Baghdad to draw up rules for press censorship. A joke, I concluded, when one of the newly styled Coalition Provisional Authority officials tipped me of
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Apr 18, 2003

This is Not Liberation But New Colonialism

Robert Fisk
It&#146;s going wrong faster than anyone could have imagined. The army of &#147;liberation&#148; has already turned into the army of occupation. The Shias are threatening to fight the Americans. Amer
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Apr 10, 2003

The &#147;Liberation&#148; of Baghdad

Robert Fisk
The Americans &#147;liberated&#148; Baghdad yesterday, destroyed the centre of Saddam Hussein&#146;s quarter-century of brutal dictatorial power but brought behind them an army of looters who unleash
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Apr 9, 2003

Crazed Normality, High Farce and Death

Robert Fisk
At first they looked like tiny, armoured centipedes, stopping and starting, dappled brown and grey, weird little creatures that had come to inspect an alien land and search for water. You had to keep

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