|1. Name:||Thomas Ricks|
|2. Title:||Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS)|
Thomas Ricks is Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), a nonpartisan research institution specializing in national security and defense policies. He is also a contributing editor to the Foreign Policy magazine, for which he writes a daily blog, “The Best Defense,” on national security. He received the 2010 National Magazine Award for best blog of the year.
From 2000-2008 Ricks was Special Military Correspondent for The Washington Post. He was part of a team that received the 2002 Pulitzer Prize on National Reporting for covering the beginning of the U.S. counteroffensive against terrorism, shortly after 9/11.
Prior to writing for The Washington Post, Ricks covered the military beat at the Wall Street Journal for 17 years. He was also part of a Wall Street Journal team that won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize on National Reporting for a series on the U.S. military and meeting the demands of the 21st century.
His book Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq was a No. 1 New York Times best seller and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2007.
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|7. Contact info:||Center for a New American Security (CNAS)
Phone: (202) 457-9400
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