Walter Pincus
Walter Pincus
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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.

Latest by Walter Pincus

Taking not-so-friendly fire on the home front

Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Michael Barrett has gotten some tough criticism for his Hill testimony.

Fine Print: A fight over Apache helicopters

Fine Print: A fight over Apache helicopters

The Pentagon wants to move them out of the National Guard, but some lawmakers object.

For Congress and Pentagon, budget is a predictable battle

Military has facts about its operations, lawmakers have concerns about the needs of their constituencies

Fine Print: Who needs facts in a public debate?

Fine Print: Who needs facts in a public debate?

At Berkeley, Sen. Rand Paul didn’t seem too bothered with key details about the NSA’s data collection.