David S. Cloud

Writer

David S. Cloud covers the Pentagon and the military from the Washington, D.C., bureau. In his 25-year career, he has also worked at the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, where he was a member of a team of reporters awarded a 2002 Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the Sept 11, 2001, terror attacks. He is co-author of "The Fourth Star," which traces the careers and experiences in Iraq of four U.S. officers.

Recent Articles

  • China's man-made islands in disputed waters raise worries
    China's man-made islands in disputed waters raise worries

    China is rapidly building five man-made islands from tiny reefs and shoals in the South China Sea, U.S. officials say, sparking concern that Beijing is growing more assertive in the disputed waters even as the United States boosts its own forces in the western Pacific.

  • Obama proposes expanding oil-drilling ban in Alaska wildlife refuge
    Obama proposes expanding oil-drilling ban in Alaska wildlife refuge

    President Obama proposed designating 1.4 million acres of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as protected wilderness, drawing cheers from environmentalists but setting off a bitter new battle Sunday with the Republican-controlled Congress over oil and gas drilling in pristine areas of northern...

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