Brian Bennett

Writer

Brian Bennett covers homeland security and immigration in Washington, D.C. He started as a reporter for Time magazine in Hong Kong in 2000 and was Time’s Baghdad bureau chief in 2003 and 2004. He has uncovered secret executions in Iraq, documented the crimes of Saddam’s sons and revealed the first arrest on U.S. soil using a Predator drone. A native of Riverside, Calif., he misses being able to pick avocados and oranges in the backyard.

Recent Articles

  • After Senate vote, NSA prepares to shut down phone tracking program

    After Senate vote, NSA prepares to shut down phone tracking program

    Hours after the Senate balked at reauthorizing the bulk collection of U.S. telephone records, the National Security Agency began shutting down a controversial program Saturday that senior intelligence and law enforcement officials say is vital to track terrorists in the United States.

  • Senate fails to resolve standoff over Patriot Act

    Senate fails to resolve standoff over Patriot Act

    Scrambling to prevent a shutdown of a program used to track terrorists, the Senate pulled an all-nighter but failed early Saturday to resolve a standoff over the National Security Agency system of collecting and storing U.S. telephone records.

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