Robert Fisk

Robert Fisk, based in Beirut, is the Middle East correspondent for The Independent. He is a winner of the Amnesty International UK Press Award and the Lannan Prize for Cultural Freedom. The Financial Times calls him “one of the outstanding reporters of his generation. As a war correspondent he is unrivalled.” He is the author of Pity the Nation: The Abduction of Lebanon, The Great War for Civilization, and The Age of the Warrior.