Russia's U.S. Election Strategy by the Numbers

by Walter Pincus

OPINION — Award-winning national security columnist Walter Pincus uncovers Russia’s strategy to interfere with U.S. Elections by the numbers, based on the Mueller report. This is Cipher...

Training the Next Field of Space Warriors

by Walter Pincus

The U.S. is trying to quickly gear up the nation’s ability to fight in space and our best clues into just how they’re planning to do it, are coming from congressional testimony. This is...

Who Will Man the Wall?

by Walter Pincus

OPINION — Set aside for a moment how you feel about building the wall. There is a more immediate issue in controlling the flow of illegal traffic and drugs on the southwest border, and that is...

The Nuclear Weapons Club Could Get Bigger

by Walter Pincus

OPINION — One result from the Hanoi Summit: North Korea continues to be a member of the elite nuclear weapons club, and probably will remain so for years to come. National Security Advisor John...

In Hanoi, the Devil is in the Details

by Walter Pincus

National Security Columnist Walter Pincus takes a look at the devil that is bound to be in the details in Hanoi in this week’s Fine Print. This is Cipher Brief Level I Member Only content. It...

President Trump's Real Emergency

by Walter Pincus

In his opinion column, Fine Print, Walter Pincus takes a look at the President’s national emergency at the U.S. border and whether there are other emergency issues highlighted by the executive...

The Serious Trust Deficit Between Washington and Pyongyang

by Walter Pincus

OPINION — Two senior U.S. military commanders in the Indo-Pacific area this week questioned whether North Korea would ever denuclearize, just 12 days before the next scheduled summit in Hanoi...

The Trust But Verify Strategy with North Korea

by Walter Pincus

OPINION — The “tremendous progress” with North Korea that President Trump has repeatedly claimed does not approach the success that Kim Jong Un has achieved, based on the status of...

How to Support and Distance Yourself from the President's DoD Budget

by Walter Pincus

OPINION — Fine Print — Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer last week joined the very public chorus of defense experts in questioning whether President Trump’s call for reducing fiscal...

Adam Schiff's Agenda

by Walter Pincus

“We have seen Deutsche Bank within the last couple years sanctioned in the hundreds of millions by the State of New York for laundering money, and Deutsche Bank was apparently the only bank willing...