Richard Miniter is the author of three top-ten New York Times bestsellers, Losing Bin Laden and Shadow War, as well as Mastermind, the first biography of 9/11 planner Khalid Shaikh Mohammed. He writes a column for Forbes.com. A former editorial writer for TheWall Street Journal in Brussels, member of the investigative team at TheSunday Times in London, and editorial-page editor of the Washington Times, Miniter has also written for The New York Times,The Washington Post,The Wall Street Journal, as well as The Atlantic,Reader’s Digest,Newsweek,The New Republic, and National Review. He has appeared on CNN, C-SPAN, Fox News Channel, and MSNBC. He has won awards from the National Press Club and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (shared). He lives in Arlington, Virginia.