A somewhat unexpected tribute from the NSC chief:
Statement by the National Security Advisor General James L. Jones on the passing of Senator Kennedy
Ruth Marcus has a column today about Charles Grassley and the prospects for bipartisan health care reform. Marcus treats the prospect that Grassley will support health care reform as an uncertain prospect, albeit one withdim prospects. On the negative side, she reports, Grassley believes that supporting reform could cost him his Senate seat to a GOP challenger and, even if he survives, make Republicans strip him of his seniority on the Judiciary Committee.
In today's New York Observer, Felix Gillette has a thorough postmortem on "The Wanted," the short-lived and controversial NBC News show I wrote about earlier this month, in my piece about the case of Leopold Munyakazi, a former Goucher College professor accused of participating in the Rwandan genoc
Today at TNR (August 26, 2009)
A little after 1 a.m., Senator Kennedy's office sent out this press release:
That's what Aaron David Miller tells Politico-bound Laura Rozen will come from the peace-process announcement expected from the Obama administration next month. But Miller remains a deep pessimist about the possibility of an actual peace deal. Former Bush NSC Middle East hand Elliott Abrams, in a separate interview, seems to bolster that opinion: