Martin Jay is an award-winning British journalist based in Morocco where he is a correspondent for The Daily Mail (UK) who previously reported on the Arab Spring there for CNN, as well as Euronews. From 2012 to 2019 he was based in Beirut where he worked for a number of international media titles including BBC, Al Jazeera, RT, DW, as well as reporting on a freelance basis for the UK’s Daily Mail, The Sunday Times plus TRT World. His career has led him to work in almost 50 countries in Africa, The Middle East and Europe for a host of major media titles. He has lived and worked in Morocco, Belgium, Kenya and Lebanon.
It’s time the EU got its act together on Russia and accepted that Germany runs the EU and it will have its Russian gas pipeline at any cost. But don’t let that stop whining MEPs throwing stones at Putin.
It’s easy to understand why Iran wants to play hardball with Biden now after the suffering of years of Trump’s sanctions. The problem is that Biden has to see a halt to enrichment as a crucial gesture. Is there a compromise?
The European Commission president has to be a failed politician who will be dazzled by the bodyguards, motorcades and photo ops with world leaders, but not really take the lead from the front.
The UN’s answer to cover them up and punish journalists might be coming to an end as there are signs that member states have had enough. Will the British government lead a new cause?
With the deaths rising in countries like Italy many are wondering if the EU will run out of time to claw back the credibility that the European Commission and Ursula von der Leyen badly needs.
It’s time for the Emirates and Saudis to have a complete rethink on their own regional power struggles, Martin Jay writes.
Britain got its independence back and got the best trade deal it could hope for with Brussels. Too good to be true?
Macron’s claim in a new year broadcast that Brexit was a product of “lies and false promises” has got to be the biggest lie yet itself.
Brexit is an end to colonialism and the embrace of a new set of economic ideals which places UK as equal partner in trade with countries like India.
The worst sign that EU is in real trouble is possibly that its own outdated idea about governance is replicated by a French leader facing defeat.