Nice try Ghosn, but you can't try yourself

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Instead of a show trial in Tokyo, we got the Ghosn show in Beirut. Neither offered the chance of a satisfactory outcome.

One of the most hotly anticipated press conferences in corporate history did not disappoint. Carlos Ghosn has lost none of his vim following his arrest, imprisonment and flight from Japan.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 10, 2020, with the headline Nice try Ghosn, but you can't try yourself. Subscribe