Borzou Daragahi

A former Baghdad bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times, and a three time Pulitzer Prize finalist (2005, 2007, 2010) for his Iraq coverage and his reporting during the 2009 Iranian revolution, Daragai spent four and a half years in Iraq before taking up assignment in Beirut - where he is currently the bureau chief. Prior to joining the Los Angeles Times, he was a freelance journalist and covered the lead-up to the Iraq war for the Associated Press. HIs memoir has been serialized on the front pages of the Los Angeles Times.

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    Babylon and Beyond: Borzou Daragahi

    Borzou Daragahi, the Times' Beirut bureau chief, has covered war, politics, culture and commerce in the Middle East for print and broadcast outlets since 2002, joining the Times in 2005. He was among the Times staffers who won a 2006 Overseas Press Club award and was twice recognized for Iraq coverage as a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2005 and 2007 and once for Iran coverage in 2010.