U.S. President Barack Obama is confronting divisions and doubts on his decision to send 30,000 troops to Afghanistan as he is trying to sell his new Afghan strategy to the U.S. Congress and the general public. . . .
North Korea will mothball its nuclear weapons for a billion dollars a year, Iran will not build nukes at all and Middle East peace is just round the corner, at least according to one game theorist courted by the CIA. . . .
President Obama's timetable for winding down the war in Afghanistan may be too short for the United States to achieve its war aims but too long to hold American public support, observers said Tuesday. . . .