Martin Murphy

Martin Murphy

Martin Murphy is a former US diplomat and banker with 25 years’ experience in EU and Asian affairs. He is the author of Europe 1992: A Business Guide to US Government Resources.

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The View | How a US-EU trade deal would bolster democratic values and the global economy

Heightened US-EU cooperation will be less about trying to contain others than repositioning the international order around the democratic values and open market rules that have enabled Asia and the global economy to prosper.

Heightened US-EU cooperation will be less about trying to contain others than repositioning the international order around the democratic values and open market rules that have enabled Asia and the global economy to prosper.

3 Dec 2020 - 3:25AM
24 Aug 2015 - 2:39PM
Beijing's double standards on diplomatic 'meddling'

John F. Kennedy once said, "No matter how big the lie, repeat it often enough and the masses will regard it as truth." China's officials, mouthpieces and supporters should know what he was talking about.

John F. Kennedy once said, "No matter how big the lie, repeat it often enough and the masses will regard it as truth." China's officials, mouthpieces and supporters should know what he was talking about.

5 May 2014 - 7:15PM
6 Sep 2012 - 1:22AM
15 Nov 2012 - 2:35AM
Snowden revelations won't change scale of US spying

After all the breathless commentary about the Edward Snowden cyberspying case is said and done, and the hero-villain rides off into the sunset, critics of America will be left with an unsettling reality. Little will have changed in what many now see as a massive surveillance state in the US.

After all the breathless commentary about the Edward Snowden cyberspying case is said and done, and the hero-villain rides off into the sunset, critics of America will be left with an unsettling reality. Little will have changed in what many now see as a massive surveillance state in the US.

26 Jun 2013 - 3:45AM
Development pressure on Mai Po reserve shows need for action

Here in our backyard, the areas of Mai Po and Inner Deep Bay, a tiny nature reserve squeezed between two of Asia's most densely populated cities, forms a critical link in this winged migration, a biological process that repeats itself every year.

Here in our backyard, the areas of Mai Po and Inner Deep Bay, a tiny nature reserve squeezed between two of Asia's most densely populated cities, forms a critical link in this winged migration, a biological process that repeats itself every year.

18 Apr 2013 - 3:18AM
Hong Kong's trade partners rely on success of 'one country, two systems'

Beijing loathes it. The Hong Kong government rejects it. And the US Congress has all but forgotten about it. It is in need of a comeback. The US-Hong Kong Policy Act, passed in 1992 by Congress, gave Hong Kong its legal status in US law after 1997.

Beijing loathes it. The Hong Kong government rejects it. And the US Congress has all but forgotten about it. It is in need of a comeback. The US-Hong Kong Policy Act, passed in 1992 by Congress, gave Hong Kong its legal status in US law after 1997.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:51PM