I do think that this is a good move.
Khalilzad, who has been both Ambassador to Iraq and Afghanistan, may have signed a number of PNAC letters, but he is a realist. The situation has deteriorated around him in Iraq — but he knows how to deal in the region.
And a Muslim reprepesenting us at the United Nations is good — and long overdue given our current Middle East mess.
— Steve Clemons