Garrett M. Graff, Washington Post

Garrett M. Graff

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Past articles by Garrett:

Border Patrol is the wrong solution for the problems at the border

Treating migrants primarily as national security threats sets the agency up for failure → Read More

Only private businesses can end the pandemic now. They just might do it.

The feds won’t make you get a vaccine. But your boss will. → Read More

Behind the Strategic Failure of the Capitol Police

Experts and police chiefs ask: How could a pumped-up, post-9/11 force with its own bomb squad and intelligence department have flunked the most basic security drill? → Read More

The chaos Trump is sowing threatens the Biden transition — and all Americans

Trump’s administration is creating havoc in ways that, pre-Trump, were unimaginable — imperiling not merely his successor but also American lives and the economy for which Trump is still responsible. → Read More

White House plots possible second-term Cabinet purge

A second-term Trump administration is considering expelling Cabinet members who have crossed the president, refused to mount investigations he has demanded or contradicted him on coronavirus. → Read More

The systems meant to prevent doomsday can’t keep up with Trump’s impulses

How can you keep the president safe when he insists on endangering himself and his advisers? → Read More

For Comey, time has not healed a major wound

The former FBI director was certain that history would vindicate him. But instead, it has made things even worse. → Read More

The Trump Administration Continues to Erode Election Security

The DHS, the DOJ, and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence have all had recent controversies that bode poorly for electoral integrity. → Read More

The federal crackdown in Portland is ‘legal.’ That’s the problem with it.

Department of Homeland Security officials are following the letter of the law — and flagrantly abusing its spirit. → Read More

Trump Embraces a New Lost Cause

While the president stands athwart history, yelling Stop, Americans are making it. → Read More

Economic recovery from the coronavirus will be much harder than we think

Economic recovery from the coronavirus will be much harder than we think → Read More

Five myths about continuity of government

No, it’s not just about protecting the president. → Read More

Why wouldn’t Trump get tested for the coronavirus?

How U.S. continuity-of-government plans might deal with a pandemic. → Read More

How Trump Hollowed Out US National Security

Acting director of national intelligence Richard Grenell is just the latest in a cascade of temporary or vacant personnel in critical government positions. → Read More

China's Hacking Spree Will Have a Decades-Long Fallout

Equifax. Anthem. Marriott. OPM. The data that China has amassed about US citizens will power its intelligence activities for a generation. → Read More

Donald Trump Now Has the Senate GOP's Blessing to Undermine Democracy

After making it through a criminal investigation and political impeachment unscathed, Trump now has free rein to invite election interference and more. → Read More

The US Space Force Has a Rough Launch on the Internet

From controversy over camo print to Star Trek comparisons, the new military branch can't buy a break online. → Read More

Trump won’t protect our elections, so private companies are doing it

The president welcomes foreign interference. No wonder we’ve outsourced cybersecurity. → Read More

Donald Trump's 'National Security' Impeachment Defense Is a Red Herring

The president’s cry-wolf strategy is straight from Richard Nixon’s playbook. → Read More

Did Donald Trump and Iran Use Twitter to Prevent a War?

Tweets from US president Donald Trump and Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif Tuesday offered a fascinating glimpse at how world leaders can communicate more quickly and directly than ever in times of crisis. → Read More