I'm really impressed with a couple of our past presidential candidates. John Kerry seems to have saved the day in Kabul, and Hillary Clinton is everything a Secretary of State should be. It feels good to have such people in our government. Now the speculation: Richard Holbrooke, who might have been the one to whisper in President Hamid Karzai's ear, seems to have dropped from sight. Too much drama for Obama?
California is deciding on more Marine Protected Areas.
A report (pdf) on Jundullah, the organization that seems to have been responsible for the recent killing of Revolutionary Guards in Iran. Baluchistan presents problems for Pakistan as well. Another of those ethnic groupings across state boundaries, like Pashtunistan and Kurdistan.
It's about time!
Rating the states on improving energy efficiency.