Philip Shenon is an investigative reporter based in Washington, D.C. Almost all of his career was spent at The New York Times, where he was a reporter from 1981 until 2008. He is the bestselling author of The Commission: The Uncensored History of the 9/11 Investigation. He has reported from several war zones and was one of two reporters from the Times embedded with American ground troops during the invasion of Iraq in the 1991 Gulf War.

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Defending Waterboarding

CIA veteran Jose Rodriguez answers critics of the agency’s harsh interrogation techniques. Philip Shenon on his explosive new book.

The Iran-9/11 Connection

A new lawsuit raises the possibility of Tehran's complicity in al Qaeda's infamous attacks. Philip Shenon reports fresh details on who will testify—and the mysteries they could unlock.

Pakistan's Bin Laden Suspects

A new terrorism trial will spotlight the shadowy wing of Pakistan's spy agency—and could help determine who was harboring bin Laden. Philip Shenon reports.

Pakistan's Other Terror Ties

It’s bad enough that Islamabad is suspected of aiding bin Laden. Now comes trial testimony that will suggest that the ISI helped plan the Mumbai attacks.

Did CIA Ignore bin Laden Warning? 

The Pakistani Foreign Ministry says it told U.S. intelligence two years ago of suspicions about the compound in Abbottabad where bin Laden was found. Philip Shenon reports on the claim’s credibility.

Secrets of 9/11's Mystery Man

WikiLeaks’ Guantanamo Bay document dump sheds new light on al Qaeda leader Abu Zubaydah. Philip Shenon on his previously undisclosed role in plots against the U.S.—and his Palestinian roots.