View a list of Fenella's work Fenella Saunders is the editor in chief of American Scientist, where she has been on staff since and served as managing editor and executive editor as well. A coauthor of Popular Science's Space
Risen was born in Cincinnati, Ohio,[ citation needed ] and grew up in Bethesda, Maryland. He is currently an investigative reporter for The Intercept. Bush 's warrantless wiretapping program. He was a member of The New York Times writing articles for new scientist team that won the Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting for coverage of the September 11th attacks and terrorism.
He was also a member of The New York Times reporting team that was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for international reporting, for coverage of the bombings of two U. Risen has written four books: State of War was a New York Times bestseller.
Reports on government surveillance programs[ edit ] Risen and Eric Lichtblau were awarded the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting for a series of controversial investigative reports that they co-wrote about the National Security Agency 's surveillance of international communications originating or terminating in the United States code-named "Stellar Wind" and about a government program called Terrorist Finance Tracking Program designed to detect terrorist financierswhich involved searches of money transfer records in the international SWIFT database.
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Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. March Learn how and when to remove this template message Pay Any Price: Risen is the author of the book State of War: The book conducted important investigations into Central Intelligence Agency activities.
It states that the CIA carried out an operation in Operation Merlin intended to delay Iran's alleged nuclear weapons program by feeding it flawed blueprints for key missing components—which backfired and may actually have aided Iran, as the flaw was likely detected and corrected by a former Soviet nuclear scientist the operation used to make the delivery.
The Iranian was a double agent and handed over the information to Iranian intelligence. This also has been denied by an intelligence official. The publication of this book was expedited following the December 16, NSA leak story.
The timing of The New York Times story after the Iraq election in mid December is a source of controversy since the story was delayed for over a year. The New York Times story appeared two days before a former NSA employee, dismissed in Mayrequested permission to testify to two Congressional intelligence oversight committees.
Risen says this book is based on information from a variety of anonymous sources, that he would protect. The issue of journalists protecting their anonymous sources was widely discussed during this time period due to the Valerie Plame affair.
In that case, former New York Times reporter Judith Miller was jailed for refusing to reveal a source for a story of hers.
The Attorney General hinted in a Washington Post article on May 22,that journalists may be charged for any disclosure of classified national security information. Bushin a June 25, news conference, was critical of the publication of information of classified programs by The New York Times.
Sterling[ edit ] Jeffrey Alexander Sterling was being investigated during the Bush administration. In he was indicted under the Espionage Act ofone of the few people in US history whose alleged contact with a journalist was punished under espionage law.
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