Greg Jaffe

ReporterWashington, D.C.


With his “will to fight” comments, Ashton Carter is just the latest of the president’s Pentagon chiefs to cause him headaches.

  • May 26, 2015

His comments, in the wake of Ramadi’s fall, reflect the frustration in parts of the Obama administration.

  • May 24, 2015

The White House press secretary says a visit could come before the end of his term in office.

  • May 21, 2015

Jim Baker, a retired Air Force colonel, has been tapped to run the Defense Department’s internal think tank, taking over from Andrew W. Marshall, who retired after four decades running the office.

  • May 13, 2015

The president slammed the Democratic senator’s concerns about giving him fast-track authority.

  • May 9, 2015

As his motorcade passed by, locals gathered, hoping for a payoff: “I just got waved at by the president!”

  • May 9, 2015

In Afghanistan, Gen. Joseph Dunford navigated the demands of insurgent warfare and politics at home.

  • May 5, 2015

  • May 4, 2015

The president’s remarks on two hostages’ deaths reflected a growing ambivalence about using drones.

  • Apr 23, 2015

Hopes are once again high as the president and the Iraqi prime minister meet at the White House.

  • Apr 14, 2015
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