That the neocons hate Chuck Hagel is the best sign yet that he may be the right person for the job, Reich writes.
SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: A roster of influential former US officials is speaking at rallies in support of removing the MEK, an Iranian opposition group with a violent anti-American history, from the US terrorist list. A decision is expected within weeks.
How has America fared in its forays into the 'Graveyard of Empires' (Afghanistan) and the 'Improbable Country' (Iraq)?
Readers write in about speculation that Gen. Petraeus will run for president and the Iraq war.