Martin Jay

Martin Jay

Martin Jay is an award-winning British journalist based in Beirut who has worked for a number of international media titles including CNN, BBC, Al Jazeera as well as reporting on a freelance basis for the UK’s Daily Mail, The Sunday Times and TRT World.
The UN Corruption and Scandals How Did We Get Here

The UN, Corruption and Scandals: How Did We Get Here?

July 26, 2019
It’s not only off-the-scale sexual harassment and corruption at the UN which is worrying for those who believe in the importance of the institution. It’s also racism, which is used as a tool of corruption, even when the UN pretends it’s cleaning up its act.
Britain s Gaffe with its own Ambassador is a Warning

Britain’s Gaffe with its own Ambassador is a Warning to Boris

July 18, 2019
Trump may well like Boris as he sees his pathological lying and lack of political dynamism as qualities he warms to, but in reality we should not expect anything other than drama, misunderstandings and more childish outbursts.
R I P Julian Assange The Annoying Australian Will Be

R.I.P. Julian Assange: The Annoying Australian Will Be Quite a Catch for Trump

April 12, 2019
But we have never needed Wikileaks and investigative journalists more than today and his arrest signals the beginning of a new Orwellian age.
The Link Between Brexit and Turkey's Dashed Hopes of Being

The Link Between Brexit and Turkey's Dashed Hopes of Being an EU Member

March 18, 2019
For older, experienced EU hacks, such as the author, there were no great surprises to the loaded gun which Brussels handed Britain – a deal which would surely have made its population worse off and an example to the rest of the EU who might have contemplated leaving – and the fake EU accession process for Turkey.
Is the UK Wrong for Stripping ex-ISIS Bride of Citizenship

Is the UK Wrong for Stripping ex-ISIS Bride of Citizenship?

February 21, 2019
Begum’s UK citizenship annulment may seem racist and even be illegal. But it’s the least ‘extremist’ of much needed measures against terrorism.
Theresa May s Brexit Deal is Part of a Dirty

Theresa May’s Brexit Deal is Part of a Dirty Trick by Brussels to Make an Example of the UK

November 29, 2018
The EU which doesn’t want the UK to leave the union at all, but prefers an arrangement whereby London stays close to the EU but has no part of the decision-making process in Brussels.
Khashoggi Murder Should Make Trump Probe Yemen and End War

Khashoggi Murder Should Make Trump Probe Yemen and End War Once and for All

November 5, 2018
Trump needs to show the Saudi Crown Prince the errors of his ways before it’s too late. And Yemen would be a good start for him, MbS and the American media to redeem themselves.