A selection of Robert Fisk's finest 'Comment' pieces from the Saturday Independent.
Robert Fisk has amassed a devoted readership over the years, with his insightful, witty and always outspoken articles on international politics and mankind's war-torn recent history. He is best known for his writing about the Middle East, its wars, dictators and international relations, but these `Comment' articles cover an array of topics, from his soldier grandfather to handwriting to the Titanic - and of course, President Bush, terrorism and Iraq.
Robert Fisk is a bestselling author and journalist based in Beirut as Middle East correspondent of the `Independent'. He has lived in the Middle East for three decades and holds more British and international journalism awards than any other foreign correspondent. His last book, `The Great War for Civilisation', a history of his career and the numerous conflicts he has covered, was published internationally to great critical acclaim. He is also the author of `Pity the Nation', a history of the Lebanese war.