Dexter Filkins is an American journalist known primarily for his coverage of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan for the 'New York Times'. He was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize in 2002 for his dispatches from Afghanistan, and he won a Pulitzer in 2009 as part of a team of 'Times' reporters for their dispatches from Pakistan and Afghanistan. He has been referred to as "the premier combat journalist of his generation". He currently writes for 'The New Yorker. Wikipedia*
On the C-SPAN Networks:
Dexter Filkins has six videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2005 Interview as a Correspondent for the Baghdad of the New York Times. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2007 with an average of 316 views per program. Most appearances with Brian Lamb (2), Bernard "Mick" E. Trainor (2). Most common tags: Iraq Occupation/Reconstruction (05/02/03-08/31/10), Vietnam War.