The Great Debate

from Breakingviews:

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

By Rob Cox
September 3, 2015

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

Russia is condemning itself to repeat history

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

Clinton confidential: A close look at the rules that govern what’s a secret

September 3, 2015
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses the U.S. Conference of Mayors Annual Meeting in San Francisco

Democratic presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addresses the U.S. Conference of Mayors Annual Meeting in San Francisco, June 20, 2015. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Why it’s so much easier for Congress to vote for war than peace

September 3, 2015
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Cruz waits to speak against Iran nuclear deal during rally across from the White House in Washington

Republican presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz waits to speak at an event protesting against the Iran nuclear deal in Lafayette Park, across from the White House in Washington, July 23, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

from Breakingviews:

Why oil investors are so behind the curve

September 2, 2015

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

from War College:

Podcast: Here’s what a real war in space might be like in 2015

September 2, 2015
Participants: David Axe, Jason Fields, Matthew Gault

From Star Wars to Battlestar Galactica, few battlefields are as fought over in pop-culture as space. Which makes sense. Since the end of World War Two, people have looked to the stars as the next great frontier of both exploration and warfare.

How much for a spot on a rubber raft and a slim chance at a better life?

September 2, 2015
A migrant child is brought onto the Migrant Offshore Aid Station ship MV Phoenix after being rescued from an overloaded wooden boat 10.5 miles off the coast of Libya

A migrant child is brought onto the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) ship MV Phoenix after being rescued from an overloaded wooden boat 10.5 miles (16 km) off the coast of Libya, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

Why the Chinese ‘spies’ the White House sent home were the wrong ones

September 2, 2015
A combination photo of five military officers of China's People's Liberation Army

A combination photo shows five Chinese military officers who the U.S. has accused of cyber espionage. REUTERS/FBI/Handout via Reuters

Four reasons not to give up on Brazil

September 1, 2015
Demonstrators march in a protest against Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff at Paulista avenue in Sao Paulo

Demonstrators march in a protest against Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff at Paulista avenue in Sao Paulo March 15, 2015. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Reading Hillary Clinton’s body language when she talks about the email debacle

September 1, 2015
Clinton-final2

The faces of Hillary Clinton: The left side is images from her campaign launch in New York, June 13, 2015. The right side has shots from her Las Vegas news conference, August 18, 2015. REUTERS/Archive