Mark Mazzetti is the Washington investigations editor, a job he assumed after covering national security from The Times’s Washington bureau for 10 years.
In 2009 he shared a Pulitzer Prize for reporting on the intensifying violence in Pakistan and Afghanistan and Washington’s response. The previous year, he was a Pulitzer finalist for revelations about the C.I.A.’s detention and interrogation program. He is the author of “The Way of the Knife,” a New York Times best-selling account of the secret wars waged by the C.I.A. and Pentagon since the Sept. 11 attacks. He is a two-time recipient of the George Polk Award.