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Colin Clark

Covers:  Defense Department, weapons programs, NATO, Congress, strategy, terrorism, intelligence, spy satellites, F-35, Australian military, Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Special Operations
Doesn't Cover: Veterans, military pay and benefits, Department of Homeland Security,

I'm editor of Breaking Defense. We tell you about the strategy, politics, policy and personalities that drive what weapons the Pentagon buys.

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I'm the only person to create two successful all-online defense news websites, Breaking Defense (formerly AOL Defense) and DoDBuzz. Breaking Defense is the go-to place for senior defense officials like Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work, ATL Undersecretary Frank Kendall and others to talk with us ...

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@ColinDefense — 8,129 followers, 8,814 tweets

Sep 21, 2017

Could we see change in #NorthKorea as #China central bank orders halt to all business with pudgy leader’s country? Or will NK go elsewhere

Sep 21, 2017

RT @joshrogin: Text of Trump's new executive order on North Korea hasn't yet been released. The devil is in the details.

Sep 20, 2017

#SecDef @ #ASC17 If #BCA caps remain & Congress keeps passing CRs "then we’re questioning whether or not America has the ability to survive”

Sep 19, 2017

@GenDaveGoldfein offers great line at #ASC17 “Our job is not to think outside the. box; it's to throw away the box."

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Cleaning the presses at the Chicago Tribune. OK, it's a job in journalism -- not one as a journalist.

Have you ever used a typewriter?


How is social media changing news?

News curators like me only grow more important as news sources proliferate and their quality varies wildly.

Webby honoree

2009 - political blog
DoD Buzz was ranked one of the world’s top political blogs, along with counterparts at the BBC, New Yorker, Guardian, Time and Vanity Fair only nine months after I created it.

Newsletter Publisher’s Foundation

1998 - Interpretive or Analytical Reporting
Award for my groundbreaking coverage of the Pentagon's first Quadrennial Defense Review.