Craig Whitlock
Reporter

Craig Whitlock covers the Pentagon and national security for The Post, where he has worked as a staff writer since 1998. He served as the paper’s Berlin bureau chief for nearly six years, covering terrorism networks in Europe, South Asia, the Middle East and North Africa. He has reported from more than 50 countries. Working with other Post reporters, he has been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize three times, most recently in 2013. He previously worked as a reporter for the Raleigh News & Observer and is a graduate of Duke University.

Latest by Craig Whitlock

Iraqi troops say they are close to retaking Mosul Dam

The counterattack is bolstered by U.S. airstrikes in a new phase of the American military mission.

Google executive who ran Pentagon agency under scrutiny

Google executive who ran Pentagon agency under scrutiny

Regina E. Dugan was cited by the Defense Department’s inspector general in a breach-of-ethics case.

Most Yazidis have escaped from besieged mountain

Most Yazidis have escaped from besieged mountain

But there are still elderly people and children stranded on the mountain, refugees say.

Did the Pentagon misjudge the danger on Mount Sinjar?

Did the Pentagon misjudge the danger on Mount Sinjar?

The Pentagon press secretary, said that conditions on the mountain range became clear only after a team of about 20 U.S. Special Forces landed there Wednesday.