The headline (and subhead) in today's print edition:
National Security Team Would Be Diverse Mix
Obama Picks Span Eras; Some Espouse More Centrist Views
And what, exactly, makes for a "diverse mix?" Holding "moderate" views against a troop withdrawal from Iraq, apparently:
Obama's latest picks would give him a foreign policy team with a moderate cast. Both Clinton and Vice President-elect Joe Biden have taken a more cautious approach to withdrawing U.S. troops from Iraq than Obama, who wanted it done within 16 months of taking office. Jones, who last year chaired an independent commission appointed by Congress to assess the Iraq situation, called political reconciliation by the religious and ethnic factions in Iraq vital–a view shared by Obama. Jones, however, said a deadline for troop withdrawal would be "against our national interest."