Tuesday’s picks from the BB team: Anglo American’s new chief faces competition and tension with workers; “something to be done” about Syria; and after 23 months of struggling to bring democracy to Egypt, is this the best we can do? Plus: Ukraine has more dollars in circulation than its own currency; action against China-based auditors; and Brazil’s need for structural reform.

From the FT:
Painful extractions, Analysis – As Anglo American’s chief steps down, her replacement will face tough competitionHelp at hand for New Delhi waste-pickers
The perilous drift to intervention in Syria, Gideon Rachman
Morsi has left Egypt on the brink, Mohamed ElBaradei

From elsewhere:
Ukraine’s Costly Addiction to the Dollar, Bloomberg views
SEC learns true cost of China accounting goodwill, Reuters Breaking Views
How Stalin Turned Russian Patriots Into Enemies, Moscow Times
Brazil’s economy: a shocking figure, Economist

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