choices, compromise, decision tree, negotiation, options, outcomes, predictions, results
adj: the least bad outcome you can achieve
Note: This new word was inspired by my poor NCAA bracket performance this year, but it seems increasingly applicable to domestic and foreign policy outcomes.
Eric F. Frazier
Eric F. Frazier is an independent writer, editor, book reviewer and co-author of GPS Declassified: From Smart Bombs to Smartphones.