Since 2001, Dexter Filkins has covered the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq as a foreign correspondent for The New York Times. He formerly worked for the Los Angeles Times and The Miami Herald, where he was the chief of the paper's New Delhi office. He was part of a team of New York Times reporters who received the Pulitzer Prize for their coverage of Afghanistan and Pakistan in 2009. He has received two Overseas Press Club honors and a George Polk Award. He was most recently a fellow at Harvard University's Carr Center for Human Rights Policy. He currently resides in New York City.