Barton Gellman
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 About Barton Gellman
Barton Gellman is a special projects reporter on the national staff of The Washington Post, following tours as diplomatic correspondent, Jerusalem bureau chief, Pentagon correspondent and D.C. Superior Court reporter. He shared the Pulitzer Prize for national reporting in 2002 and 2008 and has been a jury-nominated finalist (for individual and team entries) three times. His work has also been honored by the Overseas Press Club, Society of Professional Journalists (Sigma Delta Chi) and American Society of Newspaper Editors.

Gellman graduated summa cum laude from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University and earned a masters degree in politics at University College, Oxford, as a Rhodes Scholar. He is author of Contending with Kennan: Toward a Philosophy of American Power, a study of the post-World War II "containment" doctrine and its architect, George F. Kennan.

A collection of his Washington Post reporting is below:
NEW YORK -- If it happens, the trial of Khalid Sheik Mohammed will make for riveting drama amid the dry routines of procedure in federal court. Of all the many risks in the contest, the greatest may be the drama itself.
Cheney was hazy on role in CIA leak, FBI notes from '04 show (Post, October 31, 2009)
Cheney Uncloaks His Frustration With Bush: 'Statute of Limitations Has Expired' on Many Secrets, Former Vice President Says (Post, August 13, 2009)
Obama's Moment Arrives: Historians Say He Could Redefine the Presidency (Post, January 20, 2009)
All Survive Jet's Splashdown in Hudson River: Airbus Carrying 155 People Apparently Hit Geese Minutes After Takeoff From New York (Post, January 16, 2009)
How to Angle (By Barton Gellman, October 19, 2008)
Cheney Shielded Bush From Crisis (Post, September 15, 2008)
Conflict Over Spying Led White House to Brink (Post, September 14, 2008)
Leaving No Tracks (Post, June 27, 2007)
A Strong Push From Backstage (Post, June 26, 2007)
The Unseen Path to Cruelty (Post, June 25, 2007)
Angler the Cheney vice presidency: 'A Different Understanding With the President' (Post, June 24, 2007)
Frequent Errors In FBI's Secret Records Requests: Audit Finds Possible Rule Violations (Post, March 9, 2007)
Bank Records Secretly Tapped: Administration Began Using Global Database Shortly After 2001 Attacks (Post, June 23, 2006)
The Shadow War, In a Surprising New Light (Post, June 20, 2006)
A 'Concerted Effort' to Discredit Bush Critic: Prosecutor Describes Cheney, Libby as Key Voices Pitching Iraq-Niger Story (Post, April 9, 2006)
Administration Revives Dispute Over Eavesdropping Authority (Post, March 4, 2006)
Top Counterterrorism Officer Removed Amid Turmoil at CIA (Post, February 7, 2006)
Surveillance Net Yields Few Suspects: NSA's Hunt for Terrorists Scrutinizes Thousands of Americans, but Most Are Later Cleared (Post, February 5, 2006)
Daschle: Congress Denied Bush War Powers in U.S. (Post, December 23, 2005)
Analysis: Pushing the Limits Of Wartime Powers (Post, December 18, 2005)
The FBI's Secret Scrutiny: In Hunt for Terrorists, Bureau Examines Records of Ordinary Americans (Post, November 6, 2005)
A Leak, Then a Deluge: Did a Bush loyalist, trying to protect the case for war in Iraq, obstruct an investigation into who blew the cover of a covert CIA operative? (Post, October 30, 2005)
Recruits Sought for Porn Squad (Post, September 20, 2005)
Court Vacates an FBI Gag Order: Patriot Act's Ban on Disclosure of Parties Is Challenged (Post, September 10, 2005)
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