It had been issued in 2007, when Hagel was contemplating a Republican presidential run.
By that classic, and noncontroversial, definition, what the Obama administration is contemplating in Syria is absolutely war.
And believe it or not, now that they are triumphant, the administration is contemplating arming them anyway.
Ahead of the meeting this week, Obama had been contemplating a new approach.
We in the West have gotten fat, dumb, and happy when contemplating a relatively stable nuclear Southern Asia over the past decade.
But he had no time to waste, pulling props or contemplating ruin.
An agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.
He used to spend many hours in contemplating these masterpieces.
I remained wrapped up in furs, contemplating the magnificent night.
Louis stood opposite to him, contemplating with interest and expectation, the further developement of this friend of his father.