Julian Barnes

Wall Street Journal

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National security reporter for the Wall Street Journal; former Pentagon reporter for the Los Angeles Times

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All of Europe is on high alert in the aftermath of this morning‘s deadly explosions in Brussels — two at the airport and one at a train station downtown.

Brussels on Lockdown

All of Europe is on high alert in the aftermath of this morning‘s deadly explosions in Brussels — two at the airport and one at a train station downtown.

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At the end of the Cold War, NATO and Russia agreed not to station forces along their shared borders. But times have changed.

In Eastern Europe, Shades of the Cold War

At the end of the Cold War, NATO and Russia agreed not to station forces along their shared borders. But times have changed.

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Today at the White House,  President Obama announced  he’s accepted the  resignation of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel .

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Steps Down

Today at the White House, President Obama announced he’s accepted the resignation of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel .

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