Nathan Hodge

Wall Street Journal

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National security reporter for the Wall Street Journal and co-author of A Nuclear Family Vacation: Travels in the World of Atomic Weaponry; former reporter for Danger Room, Wired magazine's national security blog

Nathan Hodge on KCRW

Despite US and UN efforts, Afghanistan may not have a unity government in time for next week’s scheduled presidential inauguration.

Afghan Recount Audit

Despite US and UN efforts, Afghanistan may not have a unity government in time for next week’s scheduled presidential inauguration.

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China's next leader is in Washington today, at the start of a trip across the country. Since that country's leadership changes only once every ten years, it could be a crucial moment.

Visit by Chinese VP Offers US Chance to Reset Tone with Beijing

China's next leader is in Washington today, at the start of a trip across the country. Since that country's leadership changes only once every ten years, it could be a crucial moment.

from To the Point

President Obama today outlined the results of his national security review,  calling for leaner forces  to meet new threats in the 21st Century.

Obama and Panetta Outline Defense Cuts

President Obama today outlined the results of his national security review, calling for leaner forces to meet new threats in the 21st Century.

from To the Point

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