Comment Roundup

The Times
Ben Macintyre, The ghost of Robin Cook haunts Chilcot’s feast
Editorial: Washington’s delay in announcing its Afghan strategy has left Brown drifting

The Guardian
Timothy Garton Ash, With this timid choice of leaders, the EU may have the faces it deserves
Editorial: Bank reform: what a carve up!

The Telegraph
Edmund Conway, Shock news – Britain still makes things
Alex Spillius, Has Obama’s charisma deserted him?

New York Times:
Nicholas Kristof, The Religious Wars
Editorial: Iran punishes its people

Sydney Morning Herald
John Passant, Church’s opposition to gay marriage a by-product of capitalism

The Jerusalem Post
Abraham Cooper, What we can learn from India’s 9/11

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