Walter Pincus

Walter Pincus is a writer for the national news staff of the Washington Post. He has written about a variety of national news subjects including nuclear weapons and arms control, political campaigns, the American hostages in Iran, and investigations of Congress and the Executive Branch. He covered the Iran-contra affair for six years. He has been awarded numerous awards including a Pulitzer Prize in 2001, which he shared with others for stories written about Osama bin Laden. He was awarded the first Stewart Alsop Award for national security and intelligence reporting by the Association of Foreign Intelligence Officers; The George Polk Award for stories appearing in The Post that exposed the neutron warhead, the Page One Award for magazine reporting, and a television Emmy.

Walter Pincus