In a remarkable turn of events, the Pentagon selected the KC-30 over the KC-767. This was a stunning decision for most observers.
John Ostrower was at the Pentagon and tells us what he saw and heard. The call was taken outside the Pentagon under the approach for Washington Reagan Airport, so there is quite a bit of ambient noise on Jon's side of the call.
Of course now comes the other shoe; will Boeing protest? Will Congress take approve this decision? How will it play to the election campaign? And last, but not least, how will this affect the WTO case?