In the cases of Edward Snowden and David Petraeus, William J. Astore notes the double standard of the punishment for leaking.
Bill Moyers and Michael Winship: Netanyahu gets the best of both of Sheldon Adelson's worlds - his powerful propaganda machine in Israel and his campaign cash.
Jon Letman is a freelance journalist on Kauai. He writes about politics, people and the environment in the Asia-Pacific region. Follow him on Twitter @jonletman.