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“Any national security adviser worth his or her salt has to be able to manage and lead on myriad issues simultaneously.”

The White House will continue to dismiss the president’s critics as fringe fanatics, no matter what happens with Bowe Bergdahl or the five Taliban prisoners whose house arrest ends in May.

The Bowe Bergdahl situation is just another example of this administration's lack of self-awareness and foreign policy failures.

Political handlers always want to enhance the good and diminish the bad, and they rely on the policy people to tell them how far their spin can go.

The Susan Rice appointment shows that Obama is more interested in showcasing his grievances than he is in providing good governance.

The scandal is not in what Rice said. No, the scandal is that all this congressional table-thumping doesn’t address the real issue of diplomatic security.

Readers respond to Marcus's discomfort at white guys replacing women and minorities in Obama's cabinet

In the 39 pages of the unclassified report on the Benghazi, Libya, attack of Sept. 11, 2012, Susan Rice never appears.

Much was wrong in the first reports of what happened in Connecticut, as in Libya.

The lengthy public twisting-in-the-wind process reflected badly on nearly everyone involved.

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