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Martin Jacques

Martin Jacques

    Tibet is Beijing's Achilles heel
    Tibet is Beijing's Achilles heel
    The Beijing Olympics are a huge occasion for China. Ever since the opium wars, the country has experienced what it describes as a "century of...
    Tony Blair's tainted legacy
    Tony Blair's tainted legacy
    The smell from the Blair administration in the United Kingdom increasingly resembles a stench. No one knows whether the cash-for-honours affair...
    America's imperial decline
    America's imperial decline
    Just a few years ago, the world was in thrall to the idea of American power. The neoconservative agenda not only infused the outlook of the White...
    Bush 'one of the worst leaders ever'
    Bush 'one of the worst leaders ever'
    Just a month after the American electorate delivered a resounding rebuff to the Bush Iraq policy, the great and the good -- in the guise of the...
    New sake in old cups
    New sake in old cups
    The election of Shinzo Abe as the leader of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party and now prime minister will have profound repercussions for...
    Football's apartheid
    Football's apartheid
    One expects the great issues of Europe to be played out in Brussels, or perhaps Strasbourg, or the national capitals, possibly even on the streets,...
    Beset by white mischief
    Beset by white mischief
    When Justine Henin-Hardenne managed to beat Serena Williams in the French Open semifinal, the American was booed every time she questioned a...