"The Democratic transformation of the Greater Middle East should be the next big trans-Atlantic project following the fall of the wall and the consolidation of a peaceful Europe, including the former Eastern bloc." -Ronald Asmus, former deputy assistant secretary of state in the Clinton administration, now a senior fellow at the German Marshall Fund
Also, all the news this week will be about the president's new "budget." I airquote because it doens't tend to follow the traditional parts of being a budget, for instance, explaining where all this money is coming from. Check all the social programs getting cut!
And in case you missed it, six more weeks, baybee.