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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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Redrawing the World at Putin's Annual Gabfest

bloombergview.com — The first time I attended a conference of the Russian Valdai Club, it was a 10-day marathon in 2009, including three days on a Siberian riverboat where the vodka was free and the water wasn't. The result was long, earnest discussions with Russian think tankers on how to reboot relations with the rest of the world after the war in Georgia.

Erdogan of Arabia

bloombergview.com — Every once in a while, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan just blows your mind. This morning, Turkish jets carried out airstrikes against bases of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, after days of rioting and attacks by Kurds infuriated by Turkey's abandonment of the Kurdish defenders in Kobani, Syria.

Mourning the pet dog Ebola didn't kill

denverpost.com — Posted: 10/09/2014 05:09:14 PM MDT Updated: 10/10/2014 04:00:20 PM MDT Are we all quite mad here in the developed world? A petition to save Excalibur, the pet dog of a Spanish nursing assistant who has contracted Ebola, received more than 370,000 signatures before the animal was sedated and killed as a precautionary measure Wednesday.

Turkey's Syria Problem in 5 Maps

bloombergview.com — In three days of Kurdish protests over Turkey's refusal to help ethnic Kurds in Syria, 31 people have died -- six times as many as in the tumultuous first two weeks of the so-called Gezi Park demonstrations across Turkey last year. Like the crushing of the Gezi Park movement, this Kurdish unrest will be a turning point.

Mourning Excalibur, the pet dog Ebola didn’t kill

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us Are we all quite mad here in the developed world? A petition to save Excalibur, the pet dog of a Spanish nursing assistant who has contracted Ebola, received more than 370,000 signatures before the animal was sedated and killed as a precautionary measure Wednesday evening.

Bloomberg Op-ed: Valuing cute animals over adult humans

sltrib.com — By Marc Champion Bloomberg View Are we all quite mad here in the developed world? A petition to save Excalibur, the pet dog of a Spanish nursing assistant who has contracted Ebola, received more than 370,000 signatures before the animal was sedated and killed as a precautionary measure Wednesday evening.

Mourning Excalibur, the Ebola Dog

bloombergview.com — Are we all quite mad here in the developed world? A petition to save Excalibur, the pet dog of a Spanish nursing assistant who has contracted Ebola, received more than 370,000 signatures before the animal was sedated and killed as a precautionary measure this evening.

Will Nobody Rescue Syria's Kurds?

bloombergview.com — Islamic State forces have moved into parts of the Syrian town of Kobani, suggesting that a desperate defense by mainly Kurdish fighters will soon collapse. The town has been Islamic State's primary focus in Syria for weeks, yet the coalition has carried out few airstrikes to stop its advance. Why not?

U.K.'s Tories Shame Churchill

bloombergview.com — Here's the trouble with mainstream political parties adopting the policies of xenophobic or isolationist insurgents to win back votes: You can't cherry-pick such things. You become them. This is happening to the U.K.'s Conservative Party, whose leader, Prime Minister David Cameron, is so anxious to stop defections to the UK Independence Party ahead of elections next year that he is mimicking its polices.

Can Turkey Broker a Solution in Syria?

bloombergview.com — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan faces a hard decision: Go back to war with the Kurdish guerrillas who once ravaged the eastern parts of his country or help them fight Islamic State. He looks set to make the wrong choice. Erdogan is clearly torn between U.S.
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Oct 23, 2014

My piece from this year's #Valdai2014 meeting in #Russia, where east & west don't meet -- bv.ms/1oyDOwt via @BV

Oct 22, 2014

Top Russian official at #valdai2014 says repeatedly: with #Putin there is Russia, without Putin there us no Russia. L'etat c'est Lui.

Oct 16, 2014

Nice piece on Russia's small and unhappy SME businesses, crushed between re-Sovietization and EU sanctions - bv.ms/1nq4M8R via @BV

Oct 16, 2014

Nice Friedman column asking if the US/Saudi are pursuiing war with Russia/Iran at the oil pump - nyti.ms/1xQqYtz

Oct 15, 2014

Interesting look at how Islamic State fights and how to counter its tactics -- almon.co/28k4 via @AlMonitor

Oct 15, 2014

RT @OmarWaraich: "Every once in a while, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan just blows your mind." -- @marcchampion1 bv.ms/1w6lvzE via @dlepeska

Oct 15, 2014

Another reason for the #ECB to start pumping money? Deflation in #China: bv.ms/1sKoQo8 via @BV

Oct 14, 2014

My take on #Turkey 's Erdogan and his "Lawrence of Arabia" diatribe -- bv.ms/1w6lvzE via @BV

Oct 14, 2014

Fun piece on a massive Austrian art sale, from @bershidsky -- bv.ms/1nkByYQ via @BV

Oct 14, 2014

RT @wsjemre: “The peace talks are not an alternative to public safety” - #Turkey's PM on #Kurdish talks after airstrikes on PKK: on.wsj.com/ZCeVnV



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