Category Archives: Robert Fisk

Fisk on the ‘Smorgasbord’

Via FLC “…Then by summer, when the “tipping point” had come and gone, we were told that Assad was about to use gas “against his own people”. Or that his supplies of chemical weapons might “fall into the wrong hands” … Continue reading

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Preemptive Strike on Syria Looms

by Stephen Lendman Washington planned war on Syria years ago. Only its timing and methodology remained to be decided. US administrations want all independent governments replaced by pro-Western puppet regimes. War is the bottom line option when other methods fail. … Continue reading

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Benjamin Netanyahu’s Moments of Memory Loss

The IndependentRobert Fisk Israeli President “Bibi” Netanyahu on Guy Fawkes. The super-terrorist plans to blow up parliament and the King; the very nation will be liquidated. Fawkes was a Catholic rather than a Muslim – though Renaissance Europe was pretty … Continue reading

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Robert Fisk: Syria’s road from jihad to prison

Robert FiskFor the first time, a Western journalist has been granted access to Assad’s military prisoners They came into the room one by one, heads bowed, wrists crossed in front of them as if they were used to wearing handcuffs. … Continue reading

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Robert Fisk: The bloody truth about Syria’s uncivil war

Those trying to topple Assad have surprised the army with their firepower and brutal tactics ROBERT FISK A few hours after the ferocious attack on Damascus by the Free Syrian Army began last month, the new Syrian minister of information, … Continue reading

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Robert Fisk: ‘Rebel army? They’re a gang of foreigners’

 Our writer hears the Syrian forces’ justification for a battle that is tearing apart one of the world’s oldest cities. Robert Fisk August 23 2012 A victorious army? There were cartridge cases all over the ancient stone laneways, pocked windows, … Continue reading

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Robert Fisk: "No Power Can Bring Down the Syrian Regime"

 After gaining exclusive access to Bashar al-Assad’s army officers, our writer reports from the Aleppo front line By Robert Fisk Independent, 22-08-2012 You know it’s all true when the taxi driver turns off the motorway towards Aleppo. In front lies … Continue reading

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