Spencer Ackerman

Daily Beast

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Spencer Ackerman is a senior national security correspondent for the Daily Beast.

A former reporter for Wired magazine's 'Danger Room' blog, where he covered national security, he has also reported for the Washington Independent and American Prospect, and served as associate editor for the New Republic.

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In a speech before the United Nations -- an organization dedicated to peace -- President Donald Trump threatened to totally destroy North Korea. How did world leaders react?

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 Special Counsel Robert Mueller wants to know many things about associates of President Trump and their ties to Moscow. One involves…

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