Walter Pincus



Service members on nuclear jobs fear being overwhelmed by U.S. inspections more than any enemy.

  • Nov 17, 2014

Congressional authorization and funding for the fight are critical before this sessions ends.

  • Nov 10, 2014

The fight against the Islamic State is a local war to be fought by locals.

  • Nov 3, 2014

The guy loved a good competition and inspired the rest of us.

  • Oct 27, 2014

Panetta argues that “enhanced” interrogations were fruitful, but so were techniques without duress.

  • Oct 20, 2014

Are Americans ready to fight the Islamic State?

  • Oct 13, 2014

Vietnam still offers key lessons: It’s time Americans understand all countries don’t share U.S. values.

  • Oct 6, 2014

Group with medieval, barbaric tactics has a sophisticated media strategy.

  • Sep 29, 2014

In the fight against the Islamic State, slogans are not as key as strategy.

  • Sep 23, 2014

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

  • Sep 18, 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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