Morning Call: pick of the papers
The ten must-read comment pieces from this morning's papers.
1. The road to Damascus may well run through Moscow (Guardian)
The killing of civilians is horrendous, but direct military intervention is unlikely to succeed, writes Timothy Garton Ash. Try carrots and sticks instead.
2. Excessive CEO pay rarely rewards investors (Financial Times)
Excluding those with leadership potential and including only the incumbents distorts prices, writes John Gapper.
3. Trust me, I need to know about your e-mails (Times) (£)
The police must have access to all modern data, says Bernard Hogan-Howe. It really is a matter of lives and deaths.
In the end the Tories' victory may be pyrrhic, but the Lib Dems have no interest in igniting a conflict they would lose, says Martin Kettle.
5. Behind Enoch Powell's monstrous image lay a man of exceptional integrity (Daily Telegraph)
A century after his birth, Enoch Powell still seems more modern than most politicians, writes Peter Oborne.
6. UK’s media fandango is spinning awry (Financial Times)
The media will not forgive Cameron if the tradition of private dialogue is broken, warns Max Hastings.
7. A truly pathetic day for coalition politics (Daily Mail)
David Cameron falsely implied that he had the support of the ministerial watchdog during Prime Minister's Questions, says a Daily Mail editorial.
8. How are we to remain an independent nation? (Independent)
There must be a clear distinction between the wider single market and the eurozone, argues Andreas Whittam Smith.
9. Whitehall’s knights joust over public service reform (Daily Telegraph)
Mandarins are divided about the private sector’s role in government, says Sue Cameron.
10. Australians were naive. Dingoes are versatile predators (Guardian)
The conclusion of the Azaria Chamberlain case reminds Australians that we cannot control nature, writes Tim Flannery.
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