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.

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RECENT PUBLICATIONS BY MATTHEW FISHER

Three ominous policy challenges await Canada’s new Parliament
How the Berlin Wall, the most vile symbol of the Cold War, fell 30 years ago
Why did Canada send a team to the military world game in China?

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