Walter Pincus



Al-Qaeda was just the first round of this protracted war against terrorism, Walter Pincus writes.

  • Sep 17, 2014

Obama wants lawmakers on board in the fight, but that means striking a balance between restrictions, reality.

  • Sep 15, 2014

In the fight against the Islamic State, the White House first must take Capitol Hill.

  • Sep 8, 2014

Alliances are key to any U.S. strategy for defeating the Islamic State and its radical extremism.

  • Sep 1, 2014

The president and Congress must work together in countering the threat to the United States.

  • Aug 25, 2014

The Atlantic interview isn’t all that it says it is when it comes to President Obama.

  • Aug 18, 2014

As the Middle East shows, nation-building is the hard job of the people of those nations.

  • Aug 11, 2014

Military services are working on innovative approaches to attract top-shelf personnel to their ranks

  • Aug 4, 2014

Tough decisions have to be made to get Defense Department costs under control.

  • Jul 28, 2014

Congress wants more participation by U.S. contractors in production of Israeli air defense system

  • Jul 21, 2014
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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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