Tales from the Trail

Petraeus says budget delays not affecting Afghan war… yet

March 18, 2011

The commander of international forces in Afghanistan is keeping a wary eye on budget battles in Congress these days.

Budget-cutters take aim at nuclear modernization funds

February 22, 2011

In hardball negotiations over the START nuclear arms treaty last year, Senate Republicans wrested a commitment from the White House to redouble work to overhaul the nation’s nuclear infrastructure.