Winners & Losers

Winners Anyone with oil: Closing price today – $77.03 a barrel.  Putin: This is a crisis summit for the G8. That means less time to scrutinize the sorry state of Russian democracy. Oklahoma: The Chinese are bringing jobs to the American heartland. Rupert Murdoch: Buying MySpace.com was a terrific business decision. Iran: Seeks to create ...

Winners

Anyone with oil: Closing price today - $77.03 a barrel

Putin: This is a crisis summit for the G8. That means less time to scrutinize the sorry state of Russian democracy.

Winners

Anyone with oil: Closing price today – $77.03 a barrel

Putin: This is a crisis summit for the G8. That means less time to scrutinize the sorry state of Russian democracy.

Oklahoma: The Chinese are bringing jobs to the American heartland.

Rupert Murdoch: Buying MySpace.com was a terrific business decision.

Iran: Seeks to create a distraction from its nuclear program and succeeds.

Losers

Middle East peace: The photo at right says it all. 

Tony Blair: A cash-for-peerages scandal could speed his departure.

Egyptian journalists: A new press law mandates jail time for insulting public officials.

World Cup trophy: The victorious Italian team broke it.


Carolyn O'Hara is a senior editor at Foreign Policy.

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