The Great Debate

Understanding Israel’s new – and nameless – intifada

By Noga Tarnopolsky
October 16, 2015
Israeli special forces members search inside the Central Jerusalem Bus Station after police said a woman was stabbed by a Palestinian outside the bus station

Israeli special forces members search inside the Central Jerusalem Bus Station after police said a woman was stabbed by a Palestinian outside the bus station October 14, 2015. REUTERS/ Noam Moskowitz

U.S. military might already have the data to identify Islamic State leaders

By Aki Peritz
October 15, 2015
An Islamic State militant holds a gun while standing behind what are said to be Ethiopian Christians in Wilayat Fazzan, in this still image from an undated video made available on a social media website

An Islamic State militant holds a gun while standing behind what are said to be Ethiopian Christians in Wilayat Fazzan in a still from an undated video, April 19, 2015. REUTERS/Social Media Website via Reuters TV

How this pre-World War One weapon changed the world

By Matthew Gault
October 15, 2015
Participants: Jason Fields, Matthew Gault, Ian McCollum

“Whatever happens, we have got/ The Maxim gun, and they have not.”

Days after a suicide bombing, can Turkey pull back from the brink?

By Andrew Finkel
October 14, 2015
A protester is seen through a burning picture of Turkish President  Erdogan and U.S President Obama during a protest against Saturday's bombings in Ankara, in the northern city of Thessaloniki

A protester is seen through a burning picture of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan (L) and President Barack Obama during a protest against Saturday’s bombings in Ankara, in the northern city of Thessaloniki, Greece, October 12, 2015. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis

Forget the debate: Two simple reasons a Republican will likely win in 2016

By Clifford Young and Julia Clark
October 14, 2015
Reporters get a tour of the room where democratic presidential candidates will debate at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas

Reporters get a tour of the room where democratic presidential candidates will debate at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada October 13, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Blake

How to solve the House speaker fight

By Paul Goldman and Mark J. Rozell
October 14, 2015
U.S. House Speaker Boehner re-enters after excusing himself from news conference following closed Republican House caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol in Washington

House Speaker John Boehner re-enters after excusing himself from a news conference following a closed Republican House caucus meeting at the Capitol in Washington, September 29, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

from Breakingviews:

Rob Cox: VW needs an eight-step recovery plan

October 13, 2015

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

How to respond to Russia in Syria while avoiding World War Three

By Josh Cohen
October 13, 2015
Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Francois Hollande sit together at the start of a summit on Ukraine at the Elysee Palace in Paris

Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and French President Francois Hollande sit together at the start of a summit on Ukraine at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, October 2, 2015. REUTERS/Etienne Laurent

Why ‘sincere’ isn’t a real qualification for office

By Bill Schneider
October 13, 2015
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton listens to a question at a campaign event in Davenport, Iowa

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton listens to a question at a campaign event in Davenport, Iowa, October 6, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Young

from Breakingviews:

President Bernie Sanders would dig an $8 trillion hole

October 12, 2015

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