The Great Debate

Big loser in any nuclear deal with Iran may be Russia

By Agnia Grigas and Amir Handjani
July 10, 2015
General view of Bushehr nuclear power plant, 1,200 km south of Tehran

A general view of Iran’s Bushehr nuclear power plant, built by Russia, October 26, 2010. REUTERS/IRNA/Mohammad Babaie

Greece must leave the euro, but it takes the United States of Europe with it

By John Lloyd
July 10, 2015
A pensioner argues with an official as he tries to enter a National Bank branch to receive part of his pension in Athens

A pensioner argues with an official as he tries to enter a National Bank branch to receive part of his pension in Athens, Greece, July 6, 2015. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Baltimore: It’s so much worse than you think

By Christopher Corbett
July 9, 2015
Demonstrators rally at city hall in Baltimore, Maryland

Demonstrators at city hall in Baltimore, Maryland May 3, 2015. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Peacekeeping in time of war, with genocidal results

By David Rohde
July 9, 2015
Fadila Efendic prays near memorial plaques at the Potocari genocide memorial centre near Srebrenica

Fadila Efendic prays near memorial plaques at the Potocari genocide memorial centre near Srebrenica, March 18, 2015. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

Why Mexican billionaire Ricardo Salinas thinks drugs should be legalized

By Ricardo Salinas
July 9, 2015
A group of protesters set fire to the wooden door of Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto's ceremonial palace during a protest denouncing the apparent massacre of 43 trainee teachers, in the historic center of Mexico City

A group of protesters set fire to the wooden door of Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto’s ceremonial palace during a protest in Mexico City, November 8, 2014. Protesters were demanding justice for 43 students who were abducted and apparently murdered and incinerated by corrupt police in league with drug gang members in September. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

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Microsoft gets $7.6 billion wakeup call from Nokia

July 8, 2015

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

Is a two-tiered Europe what’s next after Greece?

By Marco Vicenzino
July 8, 2015
A couple makes a transaction at an ATM outside an Attica bank branch in Athens

A couple makes a transaction at an automated teller machine outside an Attica bank branch in central Athens, August 28, 2012. REUTERS/John Kolesidis

How socialist Bernie Sanders offers Democrats a shot at the white working class

By Alan Chin
July 8, 2015

Almost everywhere that Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont campaigns in his quest for the Democratic nomination for president, crowds overflow to standing room and in some cases out the doors.

Why Russia’s turn to China is a mirage

By Björn Düben
July 8, 2015
Russia's President Putin welcomes China's President Xi Jinping during their meeting at Kremlin in Moscow

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin (L) welcomes China’s President Xi Jinping during their meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow May 8, 2015. REUTERS/Alexander Zemlianichenko

Initiative before Congress aims to slash student debt

By Heather C. McGhee
July 7, 2015
Occupy Wall Street demonstrators participating in a street-theater production wear signs around their neck representing their student debt during a protest against the rising national student debt in Union Square, in New York

Demonstrators wear signs around their neck representing their student debt during a protest against the rising national student debt in Union Square, in New York, April 25, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton