National Affairs: MEN AT THE FRONT

On the seething Middle East scene, entrusted with frontline authority to move quickly, boldly and, if necessary, aggressively, were these four key U.S. figures last week:

Vice Admiral James Lemuel Holloway Jr., 60, in command of all U.S. fighting forces in the Middle East. "Lord Jim" Holloway (so dubbed for his courtly ways during a tour as superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy) since February has paced a shore-based bridge in London as Commander in Chief, U.S. Naval Forces Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean, commuted to his Navy-owned mansion in Surrey in a black...

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