Latest from Greg Jaffe

The president’s policy goals are murky, even as he triggers crises, raising the risk of conflict.

  • Jun 21, 2019

Some officials question whether pressure on Iran exceeds President Trump’s specific goal of preventing the country from acquiring a nuclear weapon.

  • Jun 18, 2019

Acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan lays out criteria for providing operational plans to lawmakers.

  • May 22, 2019

Acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan is expected to approve exceptions to rules barring troops from interacting with migrants.

  • Apr 26, 2019

For the first time in decades, U.S. politicians and billionaires ask whether American-style capitalism can survive.

  • Apr 20, 2019

The Mueller report demonstrates the depth of Russian efforts, which are still paying off as President Trump and Bernie Sanders play off grudges.

  • Apr 19, 2019

A report that was supposed to reveal indisputable facts for partisans on both sides, creating some certainty, instead leads to new arguments

  • Mar 27, 2019

The combative conservative has redefined the job of national security adviser from synthesizer of different views to arbiter of what the president needs to hear.

  • Mar 4, 2019

Heated rhetoric about armed conflict raises a question: At what point do words increase the danger?

  • Mar 2, 2019

He also served in the Gulf War as an infantry officer.

  • Jul 19, 2017
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