Walter Pincus



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

The presidential candidates have vowed to craft a new pact, ignoring likely resistance from other countries.

  • Aug 17, 2015

Any discussion of the nuclear agreement must begin with Tehran’s current capabilities.

  • Aug 11, 2015

The current restrictions have hurt the country’s economy, but they haven’t stopped its nuclear program.

  • Aug 3, 2015

Congress is concerned, but the IAEA has shown that it can dig into Tehran’s activities.

  • Jul 27, 2015

A plan of action sets down a complex schedule that stretches out for months and years.

  • Jul 20, 2015

Obama will miss his top military adviser’s expertise on a region in continued turmoil.

  • Jul 13, 2015

If a pact is struck in Vienna, it will be the beginning of a complex political and diplomatic process.

  • Jul 6, 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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