Alex Horton

national security reporter at the Washington Post

Guest

Alex Horton is a reporter for the Washington Post.  He formerly served as a senior advisor for VoteVets.org, a nonpartisan group looking after the rights of active and retired duty officers. Horton is a former specialist with the Army's 3rd Stryker Brigade, where he wrote the blog, Army of Dude.

 

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The Taliban is taking over Afghanistan faster than the Biden administration expected. It now controls two-thirds of the country.

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The Taliban is taking over Afghanistan faster than the Biden administration expected. It now controls two-thirds of the country.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump tweeted today, “Mexico has the absolute power stop these Caravans.” He went on to blame Congress and Democrats for scuttling a deal on DACA, and other things.

More than 1000 migrants trek from Central American to U.S.

President Trump tweeted today, “Mexico has the absolute power stop these Caravans.” He went on to blame Congress and Democrats for scuttling a deal on DACA, and other things.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The killer of 26 people in a Texas church on Sunday was court martialed by the Air Force for domestic violence.

Air Force oversight allowed Texas mass shooter to buy guns

The killer of 26 people in a Texas church on Sunday was court martialed by the Air Force for domestic violence.

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