Spencer Ackerman

Spencer Ackerman

Spencer Ackerman is a national security reporter for The Daily Beast. He previously served as the national security editor for The Guardian, a senior correspondent for the American Prospect, and a senior reporter for The Washington Independent. He began his career at The New Republic and wrote for Wired magazine's national security blog, Danger Room. Last updated July 2017


The Bitter End

Many troops in Iraq want to remain there. Democrats, haunted by the legacy of Vietnam, want to bring them back. But they need to realize that arguing in the name of the troops won’t work.


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