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Jason Vest

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Jason Vest

Jason Vest writes on national security affairs for The Nation.

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The neocon think tank's recent call for an increase in troop strength is myopic.

In Washington, it's hardly without precedent for a presidential appointee to swear one thing before a Senate confirmation committee and then, once ensconced in the sought-after post, do another.

Seymour Hersh has been much more right than not in his reporting on the current Administration.

Additional support for this article was provided by the Fund for Constitutional Government.

Bush's new appointee Karen Tandy has a professional history deserving serious Congressional scrutiny.

As quixotic searches for "weapons of mass destruction" in Iraq continue
to yield little more than chagrin, the Washington establishment is
growing restive.

This comfortable college town is defined as much by its eclecticism as its traditional Midwestern quintessence.

Officers are raising serious questions about manpower, morale and
technology.

A new Defense Department spy office could politicize intelligence gathering.

For some of progressive cast, there was at least one thin silver lining to Tuesday's crushing Democratic defeat: For the first time in decades, Jesse Helms wasn't running, and come January he'll