Marc Champion

01/15/2015 - 4:44am

    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.

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03/06/2014 - 2:29am

    Russian rhetoric on Ukraine can be infuriating, a continuous rewriting of history to disguise a fundamental disbelief in its neighbor's right to become a fully independent country.

    For all that, Western leaders need to listen more carefully, because some of what...

03/06/2014 - 2:28am

    Yulia Tymoshenko, Ukraine's most famous political prisoner, cut a frail and diminished figure when she emerged from jail last weekend to address the crowd on Kiev's Independence Square from a wheelchair. They were less than ecstatic, but don't count her out. She is one of the world's truly tough...

01/23/2014 - 2:41am

    Will the revelation of French President Francois Hollande's affair with actress Julie Gayet wound him and overshadow his economic policies? Don't be so sure.

    Hollande ran for office as the anti-Nicolas Sarkozy - a modest, mild-mannered alternative to all the...

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