Reason Morning Links: Missiles, Conspiracy, Death, and Taxes


– Iran tests three short-range missiles as the U.S. pushes for sanctions.

– The G20 summit ends with world leaders promising new regulations and civil libertarians accusing police of overreacting to demonstrations.

Another shot is fired in what may soon be a full-blown Chinese-American trade war.

– Israelis and Palestinians clash at a sacred site.

– Bill Clinton claims a vast right-wing conspiracy is targeting President Obama.

– William Safire dies at age 79.

– Lawmakers mull an insurance tax and a value-added tax.

– Michigan faces a possible government shutdown.

– Hollywood wins the fight over which federal department will host Obama's IP czar.

– Roman Polanski is arrested on a 1977 rape rap.