Walter Pincus



The development of more nuclear weapons systems raises budget questions, among other doubts.

  • Apr 20, 2015

The supreme leader’s interpretation of a framework agreement may yet match the U.S.’s understanding.

  • Apr 13, 2015

Just two years ago, the threat of military action against Iran seemed like a distinct possibility.

  • Apr 6, 2015

To understand what’s going on, it’s important for Americans to distinguish reality from propaganda.

  • Mar 30, 2015

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

Lawmakers approve a measure limiting Pentagon spending on bands next year

  • May 18, 2012
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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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