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Secretary Shuffle

Interesting news this morning. My immediate thoughts are threefold: First, no one ever guesses Washington power shuffles correctly (so, ha!). Second, Panetta is a wise choice for Defense Secretary. As chief of the Office of Management and Budget in the … Continue reading

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Why Syria Matters

Last week we heard news that Arab spring had finally begun to bloom in Syria. Al Jazeera cut away from coverage in Libya to carry President Bashar al-Assad’s speech in which he was expected to address his security forces┬ámassacre of … Continue reading

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