The Great Debate

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

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

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

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

By Rob Cox
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

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

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.

Disorder in the House – just as the Founding Fathers wanted it

October 12, 2015
U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) pauses during his weekly news conference in Washington

House Speaker John Boehner pauses during his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 29, 2015.REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

Columbus’ journey key to understanding today’s America. That’s not good

October 12, 2015
Angela James, vice chairperson of the tribal council on the 250-member Pinoleville Pomo Nation, is seen in Ukiah

Angela James, vice chairperson of the tribal council on the 250-member Pinoleville Pomo Nation, is seen in Ukiah, California, January 23, 2015. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

Pope Francis, Mikhail Gorbachev and forbidden sex

October 11, 2015
Pope Francis arrives to lead the opening mass for the synod of bishops on the family in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican

Pope Francis arrives to lead the opening mass for the synod of bishops on the family in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican October 4, 2015. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi