London Times refuses to run Nobel Peace laureate’s ad, in which he calls on moderates to ‘shift their criticism’ from Israeli soldiers to Hamas
Aug 06, 2014
by the Globe Middle East correspondent Patrick Martin, the series explored the question of whether Israel
Jul 31, 2014
Israeli counterattacks at market and UN school claim at least 33 after Hamas rocket attacks from nearby
Jul 30, 2014
Measured by body counts – more than 800 Palestinians killed in Gaza versus 38 Israelis killed – Hamas is clearly the losing side. However, current support for Hamas in Gaza may never have been greater, while discord in Israeli society has erupted in violence
Jul 25, 2014
Attack on school kills 16 Palestinians, seven of them children, and injures 200. Just which side fired the shells is uncertain, but outrage is focusing on Israel
Jul 24, 2014
Along with several other journalists, correspondent Patrick Martin had to deal with shells, rockets
Jul 22, 2014
Militants fire 100 rockets as Israeli strikes Monday kill 56 across Gaza, bringing Palestinian death toll to nearly 600 in two weeks
Jul 21, 2014
Members of Red Crescent and a group of journalists crossed into Shejaia during a two-hour humanitarian truce while shots were still being fired
Jul 20, 2014
Conflict marks bloodiest day yet with at least 100 Palestinians and 13 Israeli soldiers killed
Jul 20, 2014
A drone drops a single missile and nine die in Khan Younis, bringing the Gazan death toll up to 300
Jul 19, 2014
As Global Affairs writer, Patrick’s primary focus is on the turbulent Middle East, to which he travels regularly. He has twice been posted to the region – from 1991-95 and from 2008-12. In between, he served as The Globe’s Foreign Editor and as Comment Editor.
Before joining The Globe and Mail in 1984, Patrick was co-host of the national CBC Radio program Sunday Morning, and co-author of Contenders: The Tory Quest for Power.
He has a law degree from the University of Western Ontario.
Patrick’s first foray into the Middle East came in 1971, when, as a 20-year-old, he motorcycled across Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia.