There was a Republican majority of the Senate, and it tempered the nature of the nominations being made.
I always wondered what hearing one's own obituary might sound like, and I sort of feel like I may have just heard part of it at least.
Thousands across America are glued to their web cast to hear this. And actually, I've never met one human being who said that they had seen one of those.
The issues and challenges surrounding nuclear non-proliferation are continuously evolving. They've changed dramatically at several junctures in recent memory.
Scholars and historians have dubbed the last 100 years the American Century, and I think there can be little doubt that the Council on Foreign Relations helped to make it so.