365体育备用网址Investigative Reporter, The New York Times
Scott Shane is an investigative reporter in the Washington bureau of The New York Times, where he writes about national security and other topics. He was part of teams that won Pulitzer Prizes in 2017 for coverage of Russia’s hacking and in 2018 for reporting on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
His 2015 book, “Objective Troy: A Terrorist, A President and the Rise of the Drone,” examines the life and death of the late American-born radical Islamic cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, who was killed in a drone strike in Yemen in 2011 at the orders of President Obama. It won the Lionel Gelber Prize, awarded each year to the best book in English on foreign affairs. He has written on interrogation and torture, terrorism and targeted killing, Hillary Clinton and the intervention in Libya, Saudi influence on global Islam, the National Security Agency and Edward Snowden’s leaked documents, WikiLeaks and confidential State Department cables, and the Obama’s administration’s prosecution of leaks of classified information.
Shane was a Moscow correspondent from 1988 to 1991 and wrote a book on the Soviet collapse, “Dismantling Utopia: How Information Ended the Soviet Union,” which the Los Angeles Times described as “one of the essential works on the fall of the Soviet Union.