Some raise questions, but most analysts – left and right – think she’s qualified.
The Joint Chiefs chairman may come closer to the views of the new president.
The Pentagon wants to send more F-16 fighters. Critics say the jets could threaten India.
One key reason: uncertainty about what upcoming provincial elections will bring.
Adm. Mike Mullen is pushing to get more planes and helicopters there to make up for the lack of troops.
Reviews under way, to be ready for the next president, are intended to accelerate a new strategy.