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David S. Cloud

Writer

David S. Cloud covers the Pentagon and the military from the Washington, D.C., bureau. In his 30-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

  • Flynn's ouster deepens questions about Trump's relations with Russia

    Flynn's ouster deepens questions about Trump's relations with Russia

    Michael Flynn’s ouster as President Trump’s national security advisor over his postelection conversations about sanctions with Russia's ambassador did not unfold with the cold efficiency of typical Trump axings on reality TV. Trump was warned weeks ago that Flynn had misled White House officials...

  • Obama commutes Chelsea Manning's prison sentence

    Obama commutes Chelsea Manning's prison sentence

    President Obama on Tuesday reduced the 35-year prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the Army private convicted of leaking thousands of classified reports to WikiLeaks, to the nearly seven years she has served. The president also pardoned retired Marine Gen. James E. Cartwright, who pleaded guilty...

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