Steve Vogel is the author of Betrayal in Berline. A veteran journalist who reported for the Washington Post for more than two decades, he covered the fall of the Berlin Wall and the first Gulf War, as well as military operations in Somalia, Rwanda, the Balkans, and Iraq. His coverage of the war in Afghanistan was part of a package of Washington Post stories selected as a finalist for the 2002 Pulitzer Prize. Vogel also covered the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon. The author of Through the Perilous Fight: Six Weeks That Saved the Nation and The Pentagon: A History, he lives near Washington, D.C.