Walter Pincus

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By stuffing a contingency account, lawmakers can have both defense cuts and more defense spending.

  • Mar 23, 2015

McConnell, Cotton and others don’t believe there’s any need to give the effort a chance.

  • Mar 16, 2015

Israel’s clandestine building of nuclear weapons facilities in the Negev desert began 60 years ago.

  • Mar 9, 2015

  • Mar 3, 2015

The U.S. needs to answer a crucial question: Who will fill the vacuum when the extremists are defeated?

  • Feb 23, 2015

Obama’s 2016 budget calls for more spending on weaponry, but it seems like an unnecessary trip to the past.

  • Feb 9, 2015

FINE PRINT | Increase in defense spending plan is meant to assist in many foreign challenges.

  • Feb 2, 2015

Details of the CIA operation at the center of the trial show that not all leaks are true, or disavowals false.

  • Jan 26, 2015

FINE PRINT | We need to be smarter about our intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance program.

  • Jan 19, 2015

America doesn’t have endless funds. Should it emphasize fighting terrorists or running a nuclear arms race?

  • Jan 12, 2015
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Walter Pincus reports on intelligence, defense and foreign policy for The Washingon Post. He first came to the paper in 1966 and has covered numerous subjects, including nuclear weapons and arms control, politics and congressional investigations. He was among Post reporters awarded the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for national reporting. Among many other honors were the 1977 George Polk Award for articles exposing the neutron warhead, a 1981 Emmy from writing a CBS documentary on strategic nuclear weapons, and most recently the 2010 Arthur Ross Award from the American Academy for Diplomacy for columns on foreign policy.
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