A new Pentagon document indicates that contingent plans for the use of nuclear weapons are being made, with the self-evidently impossible task of minimizing collateral damage.
The government has yet to address the lapses in bomb-grade uranium storage security that an 82-year-old nun and her accomplices revealed months ago.
The next administration's top short-term challenge will undoubtedly be to end U.S. involvement in combat operations in Afghanistan.
The parties must come to a compromise through negotiations.
The road to a negotiated settlement will be long and bumpy.
The nuclear intelligence that the media is fixated on consists mostly of allegations of abstract research that have been floating around for years.
Iran's inner turmoil and the rapid change sweeping across the Middle East and North Africa don't bode well for its regime.
Let's shrink our military footprint.