Sara Sirota is a Politics Reporter at The Intercept. She was previously an Air Force reporter at Inside Defense. She has a master’s in security studies from Georgetown University and bachelor’s in political science from Colgate University. She hails from New York and is now based in Washington, D.C.
House Takes First Step to Claw Back War Powers From White House
Republicans join Democrats to repeal the 2002 resolution that authorized the invasion of Iraq.
Biden’s Defense Budget Is a Big Win for Hypersonic Weapons Contractors
The fiscal year 2022 proposal includes $3.8 billion for the ultrafast weapons, but some arms control experts question their effectiveness.
Pentagon Audit Found Connection Between Mattis-Era Defense Department and Amazon-Linked British Consultant
As the Defense Department eyed a $10 billion JEDI contract for tech giants, Mattis adviser Sally Donnelly hid financial ties to André Pienaar, whose firm has done business with Amazon.
New York Senate Confirms Pro-Cop District Attorney to Highest Court
Madeline Singas opposed bail reform and other progressive measures as Nassau County district attorney.