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Elaine M. Grossman

Special Correspondent

egrossman@nationaljournal.com

Elaine M. Grossman is a special correspondent for National Journal, and executive editor and senior correspondent for Global Security Newswire. She is a veteran national security and foreign affairs reporter whose articles have won 14 national journalism awards over the past dozen years, including top honors from the National Press Club and Society of Professional Journalists for investigative, analytical, online and breaking-news reporting. In 2009, Atlantic Media recognized her "terrain mastery" with its highest editorial prize, the Chairman's Award. Grossman's articles have also appeared in several major newspapers and magazines, including The Boston Globe and The Miami Herald.

In 2003, Grossman served as an Iraq war correspondent for U.S. News & World Report during a six-week stint at ground-combat headquarters in Kuwait. She subsequently wrote about the opening days of the conflict as a visiting scholar at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, winning a top National Press Club award for the article. Previously senior correspondent and chief editor at the independent investigative weekly Inside the Pentagon, Grossman holds a bachelor's degree from Washington University and a master's degree in international affairs from Columbia University.

Latest From Elaine M. Grossman

Nuclear Unit Commander to Step Down Amid Missileer Cheating Scandal

Air Force Col. Robert Stanley, who commands a Montana missile wing, is resigning following a performance-exam cheating scandal that has rocked his service.

GOP Senators File Measure Protesting Alleged Russian Arms Control Breach

Six U.S. Republican senators on Tuesday introduced a resolution voicing concern about an alleged Russian breach of a 1987 arms control treaty.

Should Ukraine Have Gotten Rid of Its Cold War Nukes?

With Russian troops occupying Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula, Kiev's beleagered interim leaders may be thinking twice about their nation's 1993 decision.

Senior Official: Pakistani Leaders to Retain Nuclear-Arms Authority in Crises

The revelation might slightly ease global concerns about Pakistani atomic weapons being detonated precipitously in any future combat, but hazards likely remain.

Nuclear Triad to Survive Hagel Cuts in Pentagon Spending

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Monday said the nation would keep its air-land-sea approach to the nuclear arsenal, despite new Pentagon spending cuts.

Q&A: Head of U.K. Nuclear Review Says Politics Did Not Affect Outcome

"The report itself does not reflect any coalition compromises," says U.K. Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander, the Liberal Democrat who directed the study.

Obama: Let Iran Talks Proceed With a 'Confident America'

President Obama, in his Tuesday evening State of the Union address, implored Congress to allow Iran nuclear talks to proceed with "a strong and confident America."

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Nuclear Unit Commander to Step Down Amid Missileer Cheating Scandal

Air Force Col. Robert Stanley, who commands a Montana missile wing, is resigning following a performance-exam cheating scandal that has rocked his service.

GOP Senators File Measure Protesting Alleged Russian Arms Control Breach

Six U.S. Republican senators on Tuesday introduced a resolution voicing concern about an alleged Russian breach of a 1987 arms control treaty.

Should Ukraine Have Gotten Rid of Its Cold War Nukes?

With Russian troops occupying Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula, Kiev's beleagered interim leaders may be thinking twice about their nation's 1993 decision.

Senior Official: Pakistani Leaders to Retain Nuclear-Arms Authority in Crises

The revelation might slightly ease global concerns about Pakistani atomic weapons being detonated precipitously in any future combat, but hazards likely remain.

Nuclear Triad to Survive Hagel Cuts in Pentagon Spending

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Monday said the nation would keep its air-land-sea approach to the nuclear arsenal, despite new Pentagon spending cuts.

Q&A: Head of U.K. Nuclear Review Says Politics Did Not Affect Outcome

"The report itself does not reflect any coalition compromises," says U.K. Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander, the Liberal Democrat who directed the study.

Obama: Let Iran Talks Proceed With a 'Confident America'

President Obama, in his Tuesday evening State of the Union address, implored Congress to allow Iran nuclear talks to proceed with "a strong and confident America."

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