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Editorial Board Member — Bloomberg View
Covers:  economy, politics, middle east, europe, foreign policy

Marc Champion is an editorial board member at Bloomberg View ( former Wall Street Journal in Istanbul, Brussels, UK and ex-Editor in Chief of The Moscow Times)

Marc Champion's Biography

I'm a member of the editorial board at Bloomberg View, which I joined in early 2012. Before that I was at the Wall Street Journal for 12 years, in London covering European politics, diplomacy and security; then in Brussels as deputy bureau chief for the Brussels and Germany bureaus, editing the reporters and writing about Eastern Europe; and then as bureau chief in Istanbul in 2011/12. Before joining ...

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Marc Champion: British imams offended by call for help against extremism

news.nationalpost.com — Do Muslim minorities have a "special burden" to help track down extremists, as Sajid Javid, the British government's most senior Muslim, said in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in Paris?

Erdogan's Reinvention of Turkey Isn't Funny

bloombergview.com — The recent photograph of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan descending the staircase of his new palace between rows of soldiers in Ottoman armor has been met with widespread derision, but it's part of a broad and deadly serious attempt to reinvent the Republic of Turkey.

Yes Muslims Have a 'Special Burden'

bloombergview.com — Do Muslim minorities have a "special burden" to help track down extremists, as Sajid Javid, the U.K. government's most senior Muslim, said in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in Paris? This is a sensitive question for any of Europe's Muslim populations and on Monday, the U.K.

Champion: French immigration story isn't what opponents say

hamptonroads.com — The National Museum of Immigration History in Paris is a fascinating place to visit at the moment, against the backdrop of fierce debates over whether to clamp down on new arrivals. The tale told here about the experience of modern immigration to France is rather different from the one told at Ellis Island - and different, too, from the one told by France's more alarmist immigration opponents.

Champion: Turkey cannot claim Charlie alliance

denverpost.com — Posted: 01/12/2015 05:25:29 PM MST Updated: 01/14/2015 02:42:25 PM MST Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu made the trip to join the anti-terrorist march Sunday in Paris, whereas U.S. leaders did not. It was the right call for a man and country that have ambitions in both the Middle East and Europe.

Why Turkey's Leaders Can't Say 'Je Suis Charlie'

bloombergview.com — Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu made the trip to join the anti-terrorist march Sunday in Paris, whereas U.S. leaders did not. It was the right call for a man and country that have ambitions in both the Middle East and Europe. Yet the one thing Davutoglu couldn't join the marchers in saying was, "Je Suis Charlie."

Charlie Hebdo's Cartoons Aren't the Issue

bloombergview.com — An old friend, Tony Barber at the Financial Times, has triggered outrage for a blog post he wrote yesterday. He questioned the "foolish" editorial judgment of Charlie Hebdo, the French satirical magazine struck by a terrorist attack in which 12 people were killed.

Call the Prime Minister a Turkey, Get Sued

wsj.com — ISTANBUL-Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is one of the most powerful leaders Turkey has known since Mustafa Kemal Ataturk banned men from wearing fez hats. But he doesn't like being called names. As he tours the nation promising to deliver "advanced democracy" ahead of the Sunday elections he's expected to win handsomely, Mr. Erdogan is at the same time suing perhaps hundreds of private individuals for insulting him.

Congress shouldn’t make foreign policy

Why Congress Shouldn't Make Foreign Policy

bloombergview.com — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov recently sneered at U.S. lawmakers' move to impose new economic sanctions on his country, saying that "80 percent of them have never left the USA." It was a cheap shot and probably inaccurate, but he has a broader point. The U.S.
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Jan 28, 2015

I agree: people too sanguine that EU and #Greece will be able to sort something out: on.cfr.org/1yJfr1S via @CFR_org

Jan 28, 2015

Interesting piece on the delayed fuse burning under #Kirkuk in Iraqi #Kurdistan, from @elilake bv.ms/1EOLDlb

Jan 28, 2015

A Dayton Accord for #Syria, and it will mean dealing with #Assad: View Editorial -- bv.ms/1Dg00xK

Jan 23, 2015

Interesting piece on cost-cutting in #Putin 's propaganda machine, by @bershidsky: bv.ms/1BkyPBW

Jan 22, 2015

Well researched piece on why lack of integration and poverty probably aren't cause of jihadism in EU: bit.ly/1wq7U2i @warontherocks

Jan 22, 2015

Mossad says US Congress sanctions bill wld kill #Iran talks, Netanyahu says it wouldn't. I know who I'd believe: bv.ms/1E4QdOF

Jan 22, 2015

OMG. Cleaners in Egypt broke the beard off Tutankhamun's mask -- ang glued it back on... apne.ws/1uuuBsc



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