The Washington Post

Craig Whitlock

ReporterWashington, D.C.


The change in direction followed a series of embarrassing setbacks to the original training program.

  • Oct 9, 2015

NATO defense chiefs gathered amid a widening Syrian ground offensive backed by Moscow.

  • Oct 8, 2015

The move came after days of complaints about risky maneuvers by Russian warplanes.

  • Oct 6, 2015

The changed tone comes as Afghan leaders growing increasingly anxious over next year’s U.S. withdrawal.

  • Oct 4, 2015

Federal investigation expands into mysterious purchase of unmarked rifle silencers for Navy SEALs

  • Oct 2, 2015

The U.S. Air Force’s senior intelligence officer said Thursday that Russia lacked precision-guided weapons for its bombing campaign in Syria and would likely inflict substantial civilian casualties as a result.

  • Oct 1, 2015

To find Kony, Americans have made common cause with Muslim rebels blamed for a coup and civil war.

  • Sep 29, 2015

His first pick to lead the N.J. National Guard lost his job for having an affair. The second was reprimanded by the Pentagon for his waistline.

  • Sep 21, 2015

Defense inspector general has launched an inquiry into analysis of the war against the Islamic State.

  • Aug 26, 2015

Commercial pilots are reporting a surge in near-collisions, according to documents obtained by The Post.

  • Aug 20, 2015
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Craig Whitlock covers the Pentagon and national security for The Post, where he has worked as a staff writer since 1998. He served as the paper’s Berlin bureau chief for nearly six years, covering terrorism networks in Europe, South Asia, the Middle East and North Africa.
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