Matthew Fisher was born in northwestern Ontario and raised there and in the Ottawa Valley. He has lived and worked abroad for 34 years as a foreign correspondent for the Globe and Mail, Sun Media and Postmedia, and is a Fellow with the Canadian Global Affairs Institute. His assignments have taken him to 162 countries. He has been an eyewitness to 19 conflicts including Somalia, the Rwandan genocide, Chechnya, the Balkan Wars, Israel in Gaza and Lebanon, the two Gulf Wars and Afghanistan.
RECENT PUBLICATIONS BY MATTHEW FISHER
How the coronavirus crisis is bad news for Canada’s military budget
Why Donald Trump’s coronavirus border plan is much ado about nothing
‘Eerie’ absence of air travel amid coronavirus has repercussions on economy