* Bob Harris explains why Hilary Clinton is unelectable. (Dude, that's what I've been saying.) (Courtesy professorbooty.)
* Trying to visualize what $1.2 trillion actually gets us.
* Why strong armies face losing modern wars.
* Is Pakistan encouraging the resurgence of the Taliban?
* A pattern emerges within the administration.
* The Times magazine examines why there's so many single Americans.
* Bringing back Zamzam water from Mecca.