The Great Debate

Failure of new U.S. weapons systems may be more than science fiction

By Matthew Gault
July 2, 2015
A F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter is seen at the Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River

F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter at the Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, January 20, 2012. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

A failing nuclear treaty with Russia shows the right way to deal with Iran

By Bennett Ramberg
July 2, 2015
Negotiators of Iran and six world powers face each other at a table in the historic basement of Palais Coburg hotel in Vienna

Negotiators of Iran and six world powers face each other in the historic basement of Palais Coburg hotel in Vienna April 24, 2015. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Why Egypt’s crackdown on Islamists will lead to bloodshed

By Mohamad Bazzi
July 1, 2015
A woman burns a portrait of ousted President Mohamed Mursi at the funeral of Egyptian public prosecutor Hisham Barakat, on the second anniversary of the June 30 protests, in Cairo

A woman burns a portrait of ousted President Mohamed Mursi at the funeral of Egyptian public prosecutor Hisham Barakat, on the second anniversary of the June 30 protests, in Cairo, Egypt, June 30, 2015. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

For America, real progress achieved nearly by accident

By David Dante Troutt
July 1, 2015
Couple carry an American flag and a rainbow flag during the annual Gay Pride parade in New York

A couple carry an American flag and a rainbow flag during the annual Gay Pride parade in New York June 28, 2015. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

from Breakingviews:

Rob Cox: Uber gets a pass on its Wall Street habit

June 30, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

Fast Facts: Scenarios facing Greece after its default

By Jason Fields
June 30, 2015

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And Christie makes 16: Why are so many people running for president?

By David Greenberg
June 30, 2015
New Jersey Governor Christie addresses third Annual Champions of Jewish Values International Awards Gala in New York

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie addresses the third Annual Champions of Jewish Values International Awards Gala in New York, May 28, 2015. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

What makes this Supreme Court different from other Supreme Courts?

By Bill Schneider
June 30, 2015
Gay marriage supporters hold a gay rights flag in front of the U.S. Supreme Court before a hearing about gay marriage

Gay marriage supporters hold a gay rights flag in front of the Supreme Court before a hearing about gay marriage in Washington April 28, 2015. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

from Breakingviews:

SpaceX flameout hardly heralds failure

June 29, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

The real reason Greek PM Alexis Tsipras wants a referendum on debt deal

By Marco Vicenzino
June 29, 2015
Anti-austerity protesters burn a euro note during a demonstration outside the European Union offices in Athens, Greece

Anti-austerity protesters burn a euro note during a demonstration outside the European Union offices in Athens, Greece, June 28, 2015. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis