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David Ignatius

David Ignatius has covered almost every Washington beat from the Pentagon to the CIA to Capitol Hill. His reporting and commentary, syndicated by The Washington Post Writers Group, draw on his network of resources to uncover and break news. He also has published eight novels.


K.T. McFarland served as deputy national security adviser in the first half of 2017. <br>Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post

Ex-top White House official revises statement to special counsel about Flynn, Russian ambassador

K.T. McFarland, who briefly served as former national security adviser Michael Flynn's deputy, now has said that he might have been referring to sanctions when they spoke in late December 2016 after Flynn’s calls with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S.

Is Korea denuclearization process for real?

Many hard-line U.S. military and national-security officials remain skeptical.


OPINION

What’s the right way to deal with life in ‘Crazytown’?

America as a nation is caught in the president’s destructive self-obsession, and this must stop.


OPINION

US must prevent the Idlib bloodbath

This 11th-hour rediscovery of Syria is poignant, because it comes as America is mourning the death of Sen. John McCain, who anguished in his final years about America’s inability to check the slaughter there.


OPINION

Republicans running out of time to choose

We’ve all been wondering how our legal system would cope with President Donald Trump — even as we awaited the broader verdict of public opinion that will come with the November midterm elections.


OPINION

Pompeo tries to be the disruptor’s diplomat

Being chief diplomat for the most undiplomatic president in modern history can’t be easy.


OPINION

As China masters artificial intelligence, US is still building aircraft carriers

The Chinese are happy for the U.S. to keep building carriers and bombers, so long as they deploy the more advanced technologies that can disable those systems.


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