Round #2 on the NSA

Senate Republican leader welcomes a new debate on wire-tapping authority.

The awkward irony in Brazil blocking WhatsApp

(Brent Lewin / Bloomberg)

Once a top NSA critic, Brazil temporarily blocked WhatsApp for not handing over user data.

Did Cruz blow it on classified information? [UPDATED]

Fellow Republicans are needling Sen. Ted Cruz.

Rubio picks up where he left off

Rubio: Cruz is all talk

The real story behind Carly Fiorina’s NSA story

And what it says about the debate over encryption.

Ted Cruz’s vision turns ugly

Cruz follows Charles Lindbergh, not Ronald Reagan.

A key under the doormat isn’t safe. Neither is an encryption backdoor.

Building an encryption system that can be decrypted just doesn’t make sense.

Foreign policy shakes up the 2016 campaign

National security transforms the race.


Why D.C. has a uniquely bad record on helping the unemployed get jobs

(Astrid Riecken / For The Washington Post)

D.C.’s poor performance on youth job training leaves it with the worst rating in the nation from the U.S. Labor Department.

Can Cruz man up to Trump?

Cruz’s passive aggressive approach to Trump