The Great Debate

What’s the best jury Dzhokhar Tsarnaev can hope for in Boston Marathon trial?

By Richard Gabriel
March 3, 2015
Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is shown in a courtroom sketch on the first day of jury selection at the federal courthouse in Boston

Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is shown in a courtroom sketch on the first day of jury selection at the federal courthouse in Boston, Massachusetts, Jan. 5, 2015. REUTERS/Jane Flavell Collins

Too bad Emanuel’s not running for most unlikeable man in Chicago

By Ben Joravsky
March 3, 2015
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel waves as he arrives to address delegates during the first session of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel arrives to address delegates at the first session of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, September 4, 2012. REUTERS/Chris Keane

How war in Ukraine led to Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov’s death

By Lucian Kim
March 2, 2015
A portrait of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, who was shot dead on Friday night, is seen during a march to commemorate him in central Moscow

A portrait of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, who was shot dead on Friday night, is seen during a march to commemorate him in central Moscow March 1, 2015. The words under the portrait reads “These bullets are meant for each of us.” REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

The Supreme Court hears an Obamacare fairytale

By Steven Brill
March 2, 2015
U.S. President Obama meets with citizens who wrote letters about how they benefited from the Affordable Care Act at the White House in Washington

U.S. President Barack Obama (C) meets with citizens who wrote letters about how they benefited from the Affordable Care Act at the White House in Washington, Feb. 3, 2015. At right is Health and Human Service Secretary Sylvia Burwell. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Why Boehner’s invite to Netanyahu is unconstitutional

By Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman
March 2, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House in Washington

President Barack Obama (R) meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House in Washington, October 1, 2014. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Lessons from the death of Russia’s Boris Nemtsov, a Putin foe

By John Lloyd
February 28, 2015
A woman reacts as she visits the site where Boris Nemtsov was recently murdered, in central Moscow

A woman reacts as she visits the site where Boris Nemtsov was recently murdered, in central Moscow, Feb. 28, 2015. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

The real reason nobody minds that American money deeply influences Israeli politics

By Dimi Reider
February 27, 2015
Israel's PM Netanyahu speaks at a conference, launching the Likud party's campaign in Russian, at Bar Ilan University near Tel Aviv

Irael’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at a conference launching the Likud Party’s campaign in Russian, at Bar Ilan University near Tel Aviv, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

The horror of ‘Jihadi John’ and the ‘Jihadi Janes’ coming to join him

By John Lloyd
February 27, 2015
A masked, black-clad militant brandishes a knife in this still image from video

A masked, black-clad militant, who has been identified by the Washington Post newspaper as a Briton named Mohammed Emwazi, brandishes a knife in this still image from a 2014 video obtained from SITE Intel Group, Feb 26, 2015. REUTERS/SITE Intel Group/Handout via Reuters

The lone-wolf militant: Feelings of inadequacy taken out on the world

By Arie W. Kruglanski
February 27, 2015
A man identified by a lawyer as Cherif Kouachi is seen in this still image taken from Reuters TV video shot at Paris courthouse

A man identified by a lawyer as Cherif Kouachi, one of the two brothers who killed 12 people in the attack on the weekly paper Charlie Hebdo in Paris, is seen in this still image taken from Reuters TV video shot at a Paris courthouse while facing charges of helping smuggle Islamist fighters into Iraq, March 19, 2008. REUTERS/Reuters TV

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Rob Cox: Welcome to the new, global Tangentopoli

February 26, 2015

By Rob Cox

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