June 17, 2014
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June 11, 2014

Going Back to Iraq

It has been clear for some time that the withdrawal of troops doesn’t absolve the U.S. of all its responsibilities to Iraq — nor did it magically disappear the U.S.’s interests there. In the context of Mosul, what does this mean?

May 19, 2014

California’s Drinking Problem

California has at least another five months of drought ahead, U.S. forecasters estimate, putting new pressure on everyone to conserve already stretched water supplies. 

February 18, 2014
If China wants to prevent a flood of refugees, here’s an idea: Instead of helping Kim oppress his people, apply pressure for better conditions in North Korea. (Editorial on Bloomberg View)

If China wants to prevent a flood of refugees, here’s an idea: Instead of helping Kim oppress his people, apply pressure for better conditions in North Korea. (Editorial on Bloomberg View)

January 17, 2014
Obama reins in the NSA – maybe. (Editorial on Bloomberg View)

Obama reins in the NSA – maybe. (Editorial on Bloomberg View)

January 16, 2014
By reducing Iran’s oil exports by more than half, existing sanctions have compelled Iran to agree to preliminary limits to its nuclear program. So, the thinking goes, additional penalties will produce greater, long-term limits. (Editorial on Bloomberg View)

By reducing Iran’s oil exports by more than half, existing sanctions have compelled Iran to agree to preliminary limits to its nuclear program. So, the thinking goes, additional penalties will produce greater, long-term limits. (Editorial on Bloomberg View)

January 13, 2014
How Xi can help China stop smoking. (Editorial on Bloomberg View)

How Xi can help China stop smoking. (Editorial on Bloomberg View)

January 09, 2014
No one is ever truly prepared to be president of the United States. Judging by this week’s events and today’s news conference in Trenton, that includes New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. (Editorial on Bloomberg View)

No one is ever truly prepared to be president of the United States. Judging by this week’s events and today’s news conference in Trenton, that includes New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. (Editorial on Bloomberg View)

December 26, 2013
Over the next year, soapmakers will have to either prove their germ-killing products are safe and effective or else take them off the market. (Editorial on Bloomberg View)

Over the next year, soapmakers will have to either prove their germ-killing products are safe and effective or else take them off the market. (Editorial on Bloomberg View)

December 09, 2013

Will the Volcker Rule Be Tough Enough?

When Paul Volcker first proposed a ban on proprietary trading by banks in 2009, the financial and regulatory Establishment thought he’d gone, well, crazy. Now, regulators are set to adopt the final rule. Will it be tough enough?

December 02, 2013

That Pesky $83 Billion Bank Subsidy

The largest U.S. banks receive a taxpayer subsidy worth an estimated $83 billion a year. How can we measure if and when this ends?

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November 26, 2013
This is how you lower corporate taxes. (Editorial on Bloomberg View)

This is how you lower corporate taxes. (Editorial on Bloomberg View)

November 21, 2013
Put less corn in our gasoline, please. (Editorial on Bloomberg View) 

Put less corn in our gasoline, please. (Editorial on Bloomberg View

October 07, 2013
Democracies run on public discourse, with the business of self-government more or less transacted through political rhetoric. (Editorial on Bloomberg View)

Democracies run on public discourse, with the business of self-government more or less transacted through political rhetoric. (Editorial on Bloomberg View)

October 03, 2013
Federal and state authorities are increasingly taking an interest in Bitcoin and other virtual currencies. (Editorial on Bloomberg View)

Federal and state authorities are increasingly taking an interest in Bitcoin and other virtual currencies. (Editorial on Bloomberg View)