Robert Fisk is a prominent British columnist. Born in Maidstone, Kent, and educated at Trinity College, Dublin, Robert Fisk, a correspondent first for The Times of London, now works for The Independent of London.
He has lived in Beirut for more than 25 years and, during the unstable years was one of the last Western journalists to remain there, where he twice avoided abduction. He covered the US-Iraq wars as an unembedded journalist based in Baghdad, and is currently writing a 700 page account of the 2003 war and its aftermath (due June 2005).
- Winner of the 2002 Martha Gellhorn Prize 
- Winner of the 1999 Orwell Prize
- Winner of the Lannan Foundation Cultural Freedom Prize 
- Robert Fisk, Pity the Nation: Lebanon at War (Oxford University Press, 1992).
- Robert Fisk, The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East (Knopf, 2005).
Articles by Fisk
- Robert Fisk, "Telling it like it isn't", Los Angeles Times, December 27, 2005.
Articles about Fisk
- Robert Fisk, Wikipedia.
- interview with Robert Fisk", WBUR (a National Public Radio affiliate station in Boston), March 27, 2002.
- "Lannan speaker delayed in Canada ", The Santa Fe New Mexican, September 22, 2005.