Jeff Stein

National Security Correspondent
Jeff Stein
Jeff Stein covers the spy agencies and foreign policy for Newsweek in Washington. His SpyTalk column originated in 2005 at Congressional Quarterly, where he was homeland security editor, and moved to the The Washington Post in 2010. Previously, he was deputy foreign editor at UPI. He is an investigative reporter of long standing, specializing in intelligence, defense and foreign policy. An Army Intelligence case officer in Vietnam, Jeff is also the author of three books, including A Murder in Wartime, about the 1969 prosecution of top Green Beret officers for the execution of a suspected enemy spy.

Will Iran Be Trump's Iraq?

Veteran Middle East hands worry that the president's blunders and Iranian overreactions could lead to a shooting conflict nobody wants.

To The Finland Station

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin's Helsinki summit holds danger and opportunity for both.