2013 Pulitzer Prize Finalists

National Reporting

Craig Whitlock, Greg Miller, Karen DeYoung and Julie Tate, The Washington Post, for their fresh exploration of how American drones moved from a temporary means to kill terrorists to a permanent weapon of war, raising issues of legality and accountability.


-all links are to pdfs unless otherwise indicated-

October 24, 2012 Behind the U.S. targeted killing program (Video)
October 24, 2012 U.S. set to keep kill lists for years
October 25, 2012 Patients' 2d peril
October 26, 2012 Secret ops grow at U.S. base
December 2, 2012 Military to boost its spy corps
ongoing Tracking America's drone war (Interactive database)
June 15, 2012 U.S. outsources bulk of Africa spy work
June 14, 2012 Military expands spying in Africa
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Craig Whitlock has been a staff writer for The Washington Post since 1998.

Greg Miller has covered U.S. intelligence agencies and national security for The Washington Post since joining the paper in March 2010.

Karen DeYoung is Senior National Security Correspondent and Associate Editor of The Washington Post.

Julie Tate has worked as a researcher for The Washington Post since 2002.