Dina Temple-Raston As special correspondent, Dina Temple-Raston develops programming focused on the news of the day and issues of our time.

Dina Temple-Raston

Special Correspondent

As special correspondent, Dina Temple-Raston develops programming focused on the news of the day and issues of our time.

Previously, Temple-Raston served as NPR's counter-terrorism correspondent, reporting from all over the world. In that role, Temple-Raston covered deadly terror attacks in the U.S. and abroad, the evolution of ISIS, and radicalization. While on leave from NPR, Dina independently executive produced and hosted a non-NPR podcast about adolescent decision making called What Were You Thinking.

In 2014, she completed a Nieman Fellowship at Harvard University where as the first Murrey Marder Nieman Fellow in Watchdog Journalism she studied the intersection of Big Data and intelligence.

Prior to joining NPR in 2007, Temple-Raston was a longtime foreign correspondent for Bloomberg News in Asia and served as Bloomberg's White House correspondent during the Clinton Administration. She has written four books, including The Jihad Next Door: Rough Justice in the Age of Terror, about the Lackawanna Six terrorism case. She is a frequent contributor to the PBS Newshour, a regular reviewer of national security books for the Washington Post Book World, and also contributes to the New Yorker, The Atlantic, New York Magazine, Radiolab, the TLS, and the Columbia Journalism Review, among others.

She is a graduate of Northwestern University and Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, and she has an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Manhattanville College.

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the annual F8 conference in San Jose, Calif., on May 1. California passed legislation that would allow users to sue for damages for data breaches like the one Facebook recently suffered. Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Why The Tech Industry Wants Federal Control Over Data Privacy Laws

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Jihadi Rehab May Be An Alternative To Prison For Young ISIS Recruits

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U.S. District Judge Michael Davis of Minneapolis allowed Abdullahi Yusuf to take part in a jihadi rehabilitation program after he pleaded guilty last year to a plan to join ISIS. Jeff Baenen/AP hide caption

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Parents Speak Out, Say FBI Arrest Saved Son On Verge Of Joining ISIS

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DOJ Unseals Criminal Complaint Against Ahmad Khan Rahami

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Ahmad Khan Rahami Charged In New York, New Jersey Bombings

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Investigators Focus On Bombing Suspsect's Motivation, Inspiration

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Police Arrest Suspect Connected To Bombings In New York, New Jersey

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Authorities Believe Explosive Devices In NYC Region Are Related

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Cyber Bombs Reshape U.S. Battle Against Terrorism

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For Those Who 'Worked The Pile' At Ground Zero, Horrors Of Sept. 11 Haven't Faded

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Mentoring Program Works To Prevent Radicalization In Copenhagen

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ISIS Says One Of Its Key Leaders Was Killed. Is It True?

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ISIS Says No. 2 In Command Has Been Killed In Syria; Pentagon Assessing Strike

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French Authorities Continue Investigation Into Attack In Nice

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After Bastille Day Rampage, Investigators Turn Up Details On Attacker

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