Foreign correspondent Fisk talks Harper's foreign policy and the Arab Awakening

Veteran British journalist offers a reminder that foreign policy has always had more to do with circumstance and convenience than with conviction.

Wikimedia Photo: Alan Liefting
Journalist Robert Fisk, pictured in 2008, has spent more than 30 years covering the Middle East.
Steven Zhou
Published: Thursday, 01/24/2013 10:44 pm EST
Last Updated: Sunday, 01/27/2013 9:30 pm EST

Veteran British foreign correspondent Robert Fisk criticized the Harper government’s policy on the Middle East at a public lecture Jan. 22 in Ottawa.

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