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Walter Pincus



After Afghanistan and Iraq, Americans should be wary about getting deeply involved in Syria.

  • Oct 12, 2015

The Kremlin’s backing of the Assad regime is a losing proposition, as the Russian president will soon learn.

  • Oct 5, 2015

The former CIA director said the Kremlin’s expanding role in Syria is to ensure it has a voice.

  • Sep 28, 2015

The presidential candidate has also not said how she would pay for the larger military she envisions.

  • Sep 21, 2015

There was no real engagement with the nuclear accord and only a muddled vote.

  • Sep 14, 2015

Employees have to undertake tasks, making and remaking plans, most of which are never needed.

  • Sep 7, 2015

Lawmakers have a number of proposals on tap that could undermine the nuclear accord.

  • Sep 1, 2015

Obama’s letter is a reason for pro-Israeli members of Congress to back the agreement.

  • Aug 24, 2015

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman isn’t clear on what alternative he would offer.

  • Aug 20, 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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