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ROBERT FISK ON OSAMA BIN LADEN + HOW AL QAEDA’S MURDER-IN-CHIEF LIVED LONG ENOUGH TO SEE HIS OWN IRR

ROBERT FISK ON OSAMA BIN LADEN + HOW AL QAEDA’S MURDER-IN-CHIEF LIVED LONG ENOUGH TO SEE HIS OWN IRR

In the world of journalism, Robert Fisk is a rock star not just for the “songs” he’s written but for the people he’s shared the stage with, including Saddam Hussein, Ayatollah Khomeini, and Osama Bin Laden, whom he interviewed three times. Based in Beirut since 1976, Fisk currently writes for London’s Independent, and over four decades he’s covered the Iranian Revolution, the Lebanese civil war, the USSR’s occupation of Afghanistan, and virtually every war or conflict in West and Central Asia. Having authored five books including his classic Pity the Nation: Lebanon at War, and having received more British and international awards than any other English-language journalist, Fisk frequently defines his role not to “write the first draft of history,” but, by quoting Israeli journalist Amira Hass, “to monitor the centres of power.” A few years ago Robert Fisk was touring Canada on behalf of Canadians for Peace and Justice in the Middle East. On January 31, 2013, I spoke with Fisk at the U

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