- Dana Priest
- Staff Writer
Dana Priest is an investigative reporter whose work focuses on intelligence and counterterrorism. In her 28 years at the paper, she has worked on the Metro, Foreign and National staffs. She covered the Pentagon for six years and the intelligence agencies for five. She is the author of numerous award-winning series, including The Proconsuls: A Four Star Foreign Policy? (2001); The CIA’s Secret War (2005); The Other Walter Reed (2007), Careless Detention: Medical Care in Immigration Prisons (2008) and Top Secret America (2010). She is the author of two best-selling books, “The Mission: Waging War and Keeping Peace with America’s Military” (2003) and “Top Secret America: The Rise of the National Security State.” She lives in the District with her family.