Marc rounds-up the CW around potential appointments in an Obama administration. I've long touted this idea:

Robert Gates -- almost everyone inside the Beltway believes he'll be asked to stay on as SecDef as the transition into Afghanistan and out of Iraq is managed; he's played the politics deftly. Does Obama appoint a strong number two -- and eventual successor?

We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to the editor or write to