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Jennifer Griffin

Chief National Security Correspondent, Fox News Channel

Jennifer Griffin is the chief national security correspondent for FOX News Channel (FNC). She joined the network in October 1999 as a Jerusalem-based correspondent. Prior to that she reported for 3 years from Moscow for FNC. Since 2007 Griffin has reported from the Pentagon where she questions senior military leaders, travels to war zones, and reports on all aspects of the military. She provided extensive coverage of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan in August of 2021. Her experience in Afghanistan dates back to 1993. Reporting from Pakistan during that period she covered the arrest of the first World Trade Center bomber Ramzi Yousef in Islamabad and Pakistan’s first nuclear test. She covered the killing of Osama bin Laden in 2011 and conducted an exclusive interview with then Defense Secretary Leon Panetta in Baghdad on the day the Iraq War ended in December 2011. She began her work at the Pentagon at the start of the “surge” in Iraq. During Griffin’s tenure at FNC, she has provided coverage from Israel, including on scene coverage of the Palestinian Intifada from 2000 – 2007 and was among the first reporters to arrive in the wake of the South-East Asia tsunami, reporting from Phuket and Khao Lak, Thailand in 2004. While based in Jerusalem, she reported on countless suicide bombings, military incursions and failed peace deals. In 2000, she provided on-site coverage of Israel’s withdrawal from Lebanon, its withdrawal from the Gaza strip in 2005 and Yasser Arafat’s funeral. Griffin and her husband Greg Myre of NPR wrote a book about their time in the Middle East called: “This Burning Land: Lessons from the Front Lines of the Transformed Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.”

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