Journalist Q&A: Dexter Filkins, The New York Times

Dexter Filkins is a foreign correspondent for The New York Times, and author of the new book, “The Forever War”. I caught up with him in December just days before he left to report from Afghanistan for nearly six weeks. Filkins returned to Afghanistan and Pakistan recently where he has been reporting for The New … More Journalist Q&A: Dexter Filkins, The New York Times

War Correspondent Speaks About Female Journalists

Carlotta Gall is the veteran Kabul-based war correspondent with The New York Times who reports on both Afghanistan and western Pakistan. I caught up with her last week while working on a piece for an upcoming article for Quill, the magazine of the Society of Professional Journalists. ET: What types of challenges have you faced … More War Correspondent Speaks About Female Journalists

Veteran Journalist Gets a Bird’s Eye View of America’s Best Counterterrorism Force

Newsweek’s Christopher Dickey examines the NYPD’s fight against terrorism in his new book, “Securing the City” By Genevieve Long for the Foreign Policy Association When the American public thinks of the United States fighting terrorism, the federal government naturally comes to mind. Yet for some in New York City, in the aftermath of the terrorist … More Veteran Journalist Gets a Bird’s Eye View of America’s Best Counterterrorism Force

New Book Takes Readers Inside the NYPD’s Counterterrorism Work

By Genevieve Long for The Epoch Times With 32,000 police, the New York Police Department is the country’s largest police force and has been hardest-hit by terrorist attacks. It’s an operation that needs to have more than a few tricks up its sleeve. One of these is the NYPD’s Intelligence Unit—an elite group of 600 … More New Book Takes Readers Inside the NYPD’s Counterterrorism Work