Paul McLeary

defense reporter at Politico

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Paul McCleary is a senior reporter covering national security and the Pentagon for Foreign Policy.

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Pentagon officials are scrambling to contain the fallout after a trove of leaked documents about the war in Ukraine started spreading across social media.

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Pentagon officials are scrambling to contain the fallout after a trove of leaked documents about the war in Ukraine started spreading across social media.

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During his campaign, Donald Trump said American generals were not being listened to, and he vowed to give them increased authority.

Trump gives Mattis authority on Afghanistan troop levels

During his campaign, Donald Trump said American generals were not being listened to, and he vowed to give them increased authority.

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Drones have become a hallmark of the Obama Administration's assault against suspected terrorists all over the world, including in countries where the US is not officially at war.

Unmanned Drones and "Collateral Damage"

Drones have become a hallmark of the Obama Administration's assault against suspected terrorists all over the world, including in countries where the US is not officially at war.

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