Here are General David Petraeus's rules for living broadly and well, inspired by his recent emission on the topic -- as told to his Boswell-style biographer Paula Broadwell -- who was embedded with him in Afghanistan.
The situation is being actively monitored by NRC inspectors, and the NRC website is being updated on a regular basis. Plant operators are waiting for the intake levels to lower "below the specific criteria for the intake structure."
When Mitt is releasing tax returns to change the subject, you just know he's in a bad place politically. It may still be way too early to confidently predict the outcome of the election, but it isn't too early to call Romney's campaign (so far) an unmitigated disaster.
In the face of opportunist and selfish behavior, Obama was faced with several options, none of which were good. In the end, he decided that to avoid default and greater economic problems he would simply capitulate to the Republican demands.
There is a blurred picture of the Afghan reality. But President Obama's people must have the strength to help him formulate sound policies, and be aware that they have the responsibility to think of possibilities beyond war.
At the same time that Senate Republicans are voicing disagreement over withdrawal timetables when it comes to Afghanistan, we are about to meet a big milestone in our withdrawal timetable for Iraq -- and it doesn't even rate a mention.