Murray Waas


Murray Waas is an independent journalist who often writes about national security matters and law enforcement, and where the two intersect. He has worked most recently as the investigations editor for Vice, as an investigative reporter for Reuters, and as a senior correspondent for National Journal. He has also written for the New Yorker, the Atlantic, the Boston Globe, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, Vox, Foreign Policy, the American Prospect, and numerous other publications. Waas has been a finalist for the Pultizer Prize for his reporting for the Los Angeles Times about the covert policies of the first Bush administration in the Middle East leading up to the first U.S. war with Iraq. He has been a winner of Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School's Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting, a winner of the Barlett & Steele Prize for Business Investigative Reporting, and a winner of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers investigative reporting prize.
Articles by Murray Waas
U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with then-FBI Director James Comey at the White House on Jan. 22, 2017. (Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images)
U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with then-FBI Director James Comey at the White House on Jan. 22, 2017. (Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images)
U.S. President Donald Trump and former advisor Steve Bannon during the swearing-in of senior staff at the White House on Jan. 22, 2017. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)
U.S. President Donald Trump and former advisor Steve Bannon during the swearing-in of senior staff at the White House on Jan. 22, 2017. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)
Gen. Michael Flynn, former national security adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, leaves Federal Court on Dec. 1, in Washington, DC.(Brendan Smialowksi/AFP/Getty Images)
Gen. Michael Flynn, former national security adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, leaves Federal Court on Dec. 1, in Washington, DC.(Brendan Smialowksi/AFP/Getty Images)
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