Joby Warrick
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Joby Warrick

Joby Warrick is a best-selling author and a national security correspondent for The Washington Post. A two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, he served with the Post’s national and investigative staffs, reporting from Washington and scores of cities around the world. In addition to his latest book, “Red Line,” he is the author of two previous two nonfiction books, including “The Triple Agent,” a New York Times best-seller about a CIA operation in Afghanistan; as well as “Black Flags,” a narrative account of the personalities and events that gave rise to the Islamic State. “Black Flags” was listed as one of the best books of 2015 by numerous publications, and was the recipient of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for general non-fiction. As a Washington Post reporter, Warrick has written on topics ranging from Middle East conflicts and terrorism to nuclear proliferation and climate change. Before coming to The Post, Warrick was an investigative reporter for The News & Observer of Raleigh, N.C., where he co-authored “Boss Hog,” a series of stories that documented the political and environmental fallout caused by factory farming in the Southeast. The series won the 1996 “Gold Medal” Pulitzer Prize for public service. Prior to that, Warrick was a foreign correspondent for United Press International in Eastern Europe. Warrick graduated summa cum laude from Temple University in 1982 with a B.A. in journalism. A native of North Carolina, he lives in the Washington, D.C., area.
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