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Patrick Martin

Middle East correspondent

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Globe in the Mideast: Did Hamas deliberately fire on its own people?

There was an unexpected addition to the Ramadan fireworks over the Palestinian City of Ramallah Saturday night as a rocket, apparently fired by Hamas in Gaza, crashed and exploded in the outskirts of the Palestinians’ “de facto capital.” It hit less ...

Jul 12, 2014

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pmartin@globeandmail.com

Covering the region since 2008, this is Patrick’s second tour as Middle East correspondent. His first assignment was from 1991-95. 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 he motorcycled across Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia.

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