Comment Roundup

The New York Times
Paul Krugman, Taxing the speculators
Roger Cohen, Iranians in exile

The Guardian
Simon Jenkins, Bankers are the wrong target
Editorial: Dubai: Storms in the Gulf

The Independent
Steve Richards, The real reasons Blair went to war
Ian Birrell, Rwanda: The dark shadows that stain the new darling of Africa

The Times
Tony Brenton, Behind the scenes at the biggest deal on Earth
Matthew Taylor, Conferences – what a waste of money

The Telegraph
Jeff Randall, If Britain’s got talent, why are we being run by foreigners?
Editorial: A bankers’ rich list only plays to the gallery

Wall Street Journal
Editorial: Innocent until sampled

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