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Q & A With Dana Priest

Dana Priest
Washington Post Pentagon reporter Dana Priest answers questions about the Pentagon and military issues in monthly discussions.

A Post reporter for 14 years, Priest began as an assistant foreign editor, worked on the Metropolitan staff and then covered regulatory issues and the White House health care initiative. For the last five years she has written about the U.S. military. Priest has covered the military's increasing role in implementing U.S. foreign policy overseas with a series on a worldwide Special Forces training program, an unprecedented U.S. military program to reconstruct the defense departments of Central European countries and the Army's peacekeeping deployments to Bosnia and Kosovo. In September, she produced a three-part series on NATO's air campaign against Kosovo.

Read transcripts from Priest's past discussions below:

Feb. 10, 1999: Gays in the military, recruitment shortfalls and U.S. military peacekeeping efforts.

Jan. 12, 2000: Deputy Defense Secretary John Hamre's resignation, military readiness and other military news.

Dec. 15, 1999: Military challenges in the next millennium.

Nov. 17, 1999: Military preparedness.

Oct. 20, 1999: Military readiness and military-civilian relations.

Sept. 21, 1999: Priest discussed her three-part analysis of NATO's war against Yugoslavia.

Sept. 15, 1999: U.S.-Indonesia military relations.

Aug. 11, 1999: The Pentagon's controversial decision to replace NATO commander Wesley Clark and other developments.

July 21, 1999: The accidental deaths of two American peacekeepers and other developments in the ongoing U.S. peacekeeping efforts in Kosovo.

June 9, 1999: The U.S. military's role in Kosovo peacekeeping efforts.

May 19, 1999: U.S. military participation in the Balkans conflict.

April 14, 1999: NATO's military strategy in Yugoslavia.

March 24, 1999: NATO's airstrikes on Serbia.

© 2000 The Washington Post Company

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