Martin Jay

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.

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October 5, 2022
Britain to Join Macron’s Barmy Army Plan Would Bring UK Too Close to Brussels and Enemies of Washington

Does Liz Truss see herself angling for a top job in the EU or what is seen as a new group which will take over its bigger role with Macron leading it?

September 27, 2022
Macron’s New EU 2.0 Will Make Him and France Great Again While Alienating NATO

Macron’s new bold plan to create a ‘community’ of EU countries plus non-EU members to form a new ‘super EU’ will give Macron everything he has ever dreamt of but it will also mean an EU army run by the French.

September 25, 2022
Europe’s Biggest Enemy Isn’t Russia Nor Islamic Terrorism, but Israel

The Iran deal is the ultimate test of just how much Joe Biden loves the old continent, Martin Jay writes.

September 22, 2022
Germany’s Move to Become a Military Power Will Be Suicide Pill Both for Berlin and EU

Scholz and his colleagues are worried not about Putin winning. They are worried about the unthinkable. Putin losing.

September 18, 2022
West Needs a Safety Catch on Grand Policy Decisions, Not Come Back Kids

Do world leaders listen to their advisers? It’s hard to imagine that this is the case given the feral haste to go to war with Putin when Russian forces entered Ukraine.

September 6, 2022
British Media Turn on Putin War Plan. But Will They Turn on the New Clown in Downing Street?

It’s becoming harder and harder for any British PM to state that the British are not part of the war in Ukraine, Martin Jay writes.

September 1, 2022
Begum Case Only Highlights the Dirty World of Western Intel Agencies and Their Dirty Job in Syria

Betrayal is the core of the entire intelligence community and ironically, despite being obsessed with it, it is in fact their domain.

August 23, 2022
Afghanistan One Year On. The West Didn’t ‘Lose’ the War, Actually

The real reason why America went there was actually a pipe dream which had nothing to do with fighting the Taliban, Martin Jay writes.

August 19, 2022
The Geopolitics of Wheat. Is There a Grain of Truth in Any of It?

The panic about African countries being starved of wheat seems to have been unjust and perhaps even fake news.

August 17, 2022
Germany’s Champagne Policies and the War in Ukraine – Führerbunker

Germany is confused about Ukraine war. It fears Russia too much and so wants to blend into the background. Is that reason to break out the bubbly?