Carlos Ghosn's latest quest is mission impossible

EARLY in Carlos Ghosn's Beirut press conference last week, he mentioned the humiliation, while in detention in Japan, of having to read letters from his family "through a looking glass". The multilingual former head of Renault and Nissan is a confident but sometimes imprecise speaker of English...

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The dangerous hypocrisy of the humble-bragging leader

THE humble leader is an age-old concept. Only recently, though, have I noticed how many chief executives and politicians have started boasting about how humble they are.