Philip Ewing Philip Ewing is NPR's national security editor. He helps direct coverage of the military, the intelligence community, counterterrorism, veterans and other topics for the radio and online.

Philip Ewing

National Security Editor

Philip Ewing is NPR's national security editor. He helps direct coverage of the military, the intelligence community, counterterrorism, veterans and other topics for the radio and online. Ewing joined the network in 2015 from Politico, where he was a Pentagon correspondent and defense editor. Previously he served as managing editor of Military.com and before that he covered the U.S. Navy for the Military Times newspapers.

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What Could Come Of The Indictments Of Russian Agents For Election Interference

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Russia's President Vladimir Putin Putin suggested to President Trump in their one-on-one meeting in Helsinki on Monday that Trump allow Russian investigators to come to the U.S. to question a former ambassador in exchange for Putin allowing U.S. investigators to travel to Russia to question 12 recently indicted military intelligence officers. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the NRA Convention in May 2016 in Kentucky. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Maria Butina Case Bolsters Understanding of 'Infiltration' In Russian 2016 Attack

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President Trump holds a joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump Sides With Putin At Historic Summit

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Fact Check: Did The Obama Administration Respond To Election Interference By Russia?

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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announces indictments against 12 Russian intelligence agents for computer hacking, at a news conference at the Department of Justice on Friday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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The Russia Investigations: 6 Key Insights From The Cyberspy Indictment

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Justice Department Charges Russian Cyberspies With Attack On 2016 Election

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U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein holds a news conference at the Department of Justice on Friday in Washington, D.C. Rosenstein announced indictments against 12 Russian intelligence agents for hacking computers during the 2016 presidential election. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Justice Department Charges Russian Cyberspies With Attack On 2016 Election

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Peter Strzok, a onetime FBI deputy assistant director of counterintelligence, heads to a private meeting with the House Judiciary Committee last month. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement effective July 31. President Trump is planning to nominate a replacement soon. Zach Gibson/Getty Images hide caption

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Senior FBI Agent Peter Strzok outside his home in Fairfax, Va., in January. Strzok is scheduled to appear before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday to discuss text messages sent during the 2016 presidential campaign. Ron Sachs/picture-alliance/DPA/AP hide caption

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