Craig Timberg

Craig Timberg is currently The Washington Post's deputy national security editor. After graduating from Connecticut College in 1992, he worked for The Valley News and Concord Monitor, both in New Hampshire, before joining The Baltimore Sun in 1996 and the Post in 1998. He spent three years in Richmond covering Virginia politics and two years in D.C., covering the mayor and city council, before joining the Post's Foreign Staff in 2004. After a stint as Johannesburg Bureau Chief, covering political crises in Zimbabwe, Ivory Coast and Nigeria, as well as the continuing emergence of a new South Africa, he became education editor in 2009 and deputy national security editor in 2011.

Published work

Tinderbox: How the West Sparked the AIDS Epidemic and How the World Can Finally Overcome It (March 2012, Penguin Press)


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