First, it was the big prize of OBL. Now, it is someone named Awlaki. Who is next - Haqqani Network guys? We are probably on quite a trophy set. In Bush-Rove days, this all would have been sufficient to be successful politically. But times have changed, the nation has gone little soft and very much demanding about basic 'bread and butter'. People will applaud but then will demand 'show me the money'. Nothing wrong, that is how Democracy works. Otherwise even after WWII victory, Churchill would not have been soundly defeated.