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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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Why Russia Is Buzzing NATO

bloombergview.com — In a single 24-hour period this week, Russia dispatched 19 combat aircraft -- including "Bear" strategic bombers -- to probe North Atlantic Treaty Organization air defenses. It also test-launched a ballistic missile in the Barents Sea, north of Sweden, that hit a target in Kamchatka in Russia's Far East.

Lies, Damned Lies and Immigration

bloombergview.com — Three articles in the U.K. press caught my eye today. All had to do with immigration, which has become the top concern for voters before a general election next year and will be a deciding consideration in the promised 2017 referendum on whether the U.K. should leave the European Union.

Putin Says Don't Mess With Mother Russia

bloombergview.com — If President Vladimir Putin is Russia, as a senior Kremlin official said this week, then this country is angry, humiliated and suffering from an almost paranoid fixation on the U.S. as the root of all the world's troubles.

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.
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Oct 31, 2014

@albiondumsday It would be hubristic of me to think I could! Thank you for reading.

Oct 30, 2014

Terrific piece from @bershidsky on Ukraine's last chance frittering away - bv.ms/1u9VL6N via @BV

Oct 30, 2014

Excellent piece on sanctions challenge to the #Russia oil industry -- on.ft.com/1DxR2uX via @FT

Oct 30, 2014

Europe's new energy challenge is to keep the lights on this winter, and no that isn't about Ukraine -- bv.ms/1nSccBT via @BV

Oct 29, 2014

My piece on lies, damned lies and immigration in the U.K. -- bv.ms/1thAAOf via @BV



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