Griff Witte
Correspondent

Griff Witte is the Post’s London bureau chief. He has previously served as the paper’s deputy foreign editor and as the bureau chief in Kabul, Islamabad and Jerusalem. He has covered the downfall of Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, the assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, the resurgence of the Taliban in Afghanistan, Israel’s war with Hamas in the Gaza Strip and the Egyptian revolution. Before joining the Post, Witte was a reporter for The Miami Herald. He also served as researcher for Steve Coll’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Ghost Wars.

Latest by Griff Witte

‘Jihadi John’ outing highlights concern over radicalism at U.K. universities

‘Jihadi John’ outing highlights concern over radicalism at U.K. universities

Mohammed Emwazi graduated from a London university described as having an undercurrent of extremism.

‘Jihadi John’ is a Kuwaiti-born Londoner named Mohammed Emwazi

‘Jihadi John’ is a Kuwaiti-born Londoner named Mohammed Emwazi

The man responsible for beheading Islamic State hostages had long-standing ties to extremist groups.

Scotland Yard: no details on probe after identity of ‘Jihadi John’ revealed

Scotland Yard: no details on probe after identity of ‘Jihadi John’ revealed

An authority on militants said the Post report shows it is “impossible” to hide identities of foreign fighters.

Getting a gun legally in Europe may be hard, but terrorists have little trouble

Getting a gun legally in Europe may be hard, but terrorists have little trouble

A continent awash in illegal weapons and radicalized young men has to reckon with gun violence.