The Great Debate

from Breakingviews:

Rob Cox: Immelt pins GE colors to Alstom’s mast

September 10, 2015

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

Why Donald Trump wants to hike taxes on hedge-fund billionaires

By Benjamin C. Waterhouse
September 10, 2015
Trump gestures next to an architectural rendering of The Trump Organization's redevelopment of the iconic Old Post Office building into a luxury hotel, in Washington

Donald Trump with an architectural rendering of the Trump Organization’s redevelopment of the Old Post Office building into a hotel, in Washington, September 10, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Lessons for dealing with today’s migrant crisis from the last one

By Anne Hammerstad
September 10, 2015
A  woman from Syria feeds her baby at a refugee centre in Hamm

A woman from Syria feeds her baby at a refugee centre in Hamm, Germany, September 7, 2015. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender

What would a Rush Limbaugh campaign for president look like? Ask Donald Trump.

By Bill Schneider
September 9, 2015
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to the media during the National Federation of Republican Assemblies at Rocketown in Nashville, Tennessee

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the National Federation of Republican Assemblies in Nashville, Tennessee, August 29, 2015. REUTERS/Harrison McClary

Why do Vladimir Putin and his Kremlin cronies look so nervous?

By Andrei Kolesnikov and Andrew S. Weiss
September 8, 2015
Russian President Putin listens to Crimean Prime Minister Aksyonov and presidential aide Levitin while inspecting transport infrastructure facilities in southern Russia onboard helicopter in Novorossiysk

Russian President Vladimir Putin (C) listens to Crimean Prime Minister Sergei Aksyonov (L) and presidential aide Igor Levitin onboard a helicopter in Novorossiysk, Russia, August 20, 2015. REUTERS/Mikhail Klimentyev/RIA Novosti/Kremlin

The true motives behind Islamic State’s use of sexual slavery

By David Frankfurter
September 8, 2015
Members of the minority Yazidi sect hug each other on the outskirts of Kirkuk

Members of the Yazidi sect, among the 200 elderly and infirm released by Islamic State militants, on the outskirts of Kirkuk, April 8, 2015. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed

Why it’s so hard for Germany to lead on the migrant crisis – or anything else

By Lucian Kim
September 7, 2015
A young migrant girl holds up a sign during a protest in front of a train at Bicske railway station

A young migrant girl holds up a sign during a protest in front of a train at Bicske railway station, Hungary, September 4, 2015. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

from Breakingviews:

Rob Cox: Wall Street’s rave party feels the drop

September 3, 2015

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

Russia is condemning itself to repeat history

By John Lloyd
September 3, 2015
Visitors look at works on display at the opening of "The Commissar Vanishes" exhibition in the state museum of Gulag history in Moscow

Visitors look at works on display at the opening of “The Commissar Vanishes” exhibition in the state museum of Gulag history in Moscow, April 2, 2012. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin