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Tracy Wilkinson

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Tracy Wilkinson has covered wars, crises and daily life on three continents. Her career began with United Press International, where she covered the Contra war in Nicaragua. She moved to The Times in 1987, first as a writer on the Metro staff, then as a foreign correspondent based in San Salvador. In 1995, she moved to Vienna, where she covered the war in the Balkans, winning the George Polk Award in 1999, and then to Jerusalem. From there, she went to Rome, where she covered two popes and did several stints in Iraq. In 2008, she became Mexico bureau chief, where her coverage was part of a team Overseas Press Club Award and a Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award. Wilkinson was also the 2014 winner of the Maria Moors Cabot Award for coverage of Latin America. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University. Her book “The Vatican's Exorcists: Driving Out the Devil in the 21st Century” has been translated into a dozen languages. She joined The Times' Washington, D.C., bureau in 2015 to cover foreign affairs.

 

 

Recent Articles

  • U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives in Mexico

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives in Mexico

    Democrats pick liberal stalwart Tom Perez to lead the party Feb. 25, 2017, 4 p.m. A look at President Trump's administration and the rest of Washington: Trump says he won't go to annual White House Correspondents' dinner Democrats pick former Labor Secretary Tom Perez to lead the party out of the...

  • 特朗普团队开始平息全球范围内的忧虑

    特朗普团队开始平息全球范围内的忧虑

    在副总统迈克·彭斯的带领下, 特朗普政府正在德国的高级别安全峰会上寻求平息焦虑的盟友之间的紧张关系。此前数周, 华盛顿的一些声名令人费解, 威胁要重新调整美国实行几十年的外交政策。 一年一度的慕尼黑安全会议为新政府澄清美国外交政策和安全优先事项提供机会, 对象是各国元首和外交部长等人, 他们担心特朗普在欧洲、俄罗斯、中国和中东政策上的转向。 尽管国防部长詹姆斯·马蒂斯和国土安全部部长约翰·凯利, 以及几位国会议员周五在这里发表了开幕词, 责任会落到彭斯身上: 减轻对特朗普自由风格和白宫动荡的焦虑。他将在周六的峰会日上发言。 彭斯还将与几位欧洲领导人一起座谈, 包括还没有会见过美国新政府高级官员的德国总理安吉拉·默克尔。新政府因内部斗争和信息泄漏注意力分散,...

  • Trump team hits the road to calm global concerns

    Trump team hits the road to calm global concerns

    Led by Vice President Mike Pence, the Trump administration is seeking to calm tensions among anxious allies at a high-level security summit in Germany after weeks of puzzling statements from Washington that threatened to reorder decades of U.S. foreign policy. The annual Munich Security Conference...

  • Trump's pick for ambassador to Israel faces hecklers and tough questions

    Trump's pick for ambassador to Israel faces hecklers and tough questions

    David Friedman, President Trump’s nominee to be ambassador to Israel, had barely started his opening remarks at his Senate confirmation hearing Thursday when the protests began. “Palestinians will always be in Palestine,” shouted a man waving a red, green and black Palestinian flag. “You do not...

  • U.S. ambassador to U.N. offers yet another version of Mideast policy

    U.S. ambassador to U.N. offers yet another version of Mideast policy

    Democrats pick liberal stalwart Tom Perez to lead the party Feb. 25, 2017, 4 p.m. A look at President Trump's administration and the rest of Washington: Trump says he won't go to annual White House Correspondents' dinner Democrats pick former Labor Secretary Tom Perez to lead the party out of the...

  • Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has kept a low profile so far. On Thursday, he spoke up

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has kept a low profile so far. On Thursday, he spoke up

    As CEO of Exxon Mobil, one of the world’s largest oil companies, Rex Tillerson was accustomed to giving orders and brokering multibillion-dollar deals around the globe. Now he leads a State Department that was largely sidelined by President Trump’s disruptive phone calls with leaders in Mexico...

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