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Walter Pincus



Some want the tempo of operations quickened but without any large commitment of U.S. troops.

  • Nov 23, 2015

Those in U.S. and Iran will probably use the Dec. 15 report to sabotage the agreement’s implementation.

  • Nov 16, 2015

The last time the subject was formally examined was in 1948.

  • Nov 9, 2015

There is no quick fix to Syria’s problems. It could and probably will take many years.

  • Nov 2, 2015

The House Select Committee grilling Hillary Rodham Clinton had blatant political overtones.

  • Oct 26, 2015

The slain diplomat understood the security risks of his trip to the eastern Libya city.

  • Oct 19, 2015

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

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 Washington 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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