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My apologies for not blogging more; I'm on a school camping trip with my youngest child, and we're staying at a place called the Claude Moore Colonial Farm and dressing like colonial-era farmers (and no, not for one million dollars will I post a picture of me in my colonial-era puffy shirt) and because it's supposed to be 1771 here, we're not allowed to use modern devices of any sort (including, alas, toilets, which at least allowed me to tell one lobbyist-parent this morning to go shit in the woods), and so I'm not blogging, except for right now, secretly. The wireless connection is fine here, perhaps because of (or in spite of) our location, about four hundred yards from the CIA perimeter fence. I'll be back in 2010 tomorrow.

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Before joining The Atlantic in 2007, Goldberg was a Middle East correspondent, and the Washington correspondent, for The New Yorker. Previously, he served as a correspondent for The New York Times Magazine and New York magazine. He has also written for the Jewish Daily Forward, and was a columnist for The Jerusalem Post.

His book Prisoners was hailed as one of the best books of 2006 by the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Slate, The Progressive, Washingtonian magazine, and Playboy. Goldberg rthe recipient of the 2003 National Magazine Award for Reporting for his coverage of Islamic terrorism. He is also the winner of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists prize for best international investigative journalist; the Overseas Press Club award for best human-rights reporting; and the Abraham Cahan Prize in Journalism. He is also the recipient of 2005's Anti-Defamation League Daniel Pearl Prize.

In 2001, Goldberg was appointed the Syrkin Fellow in Letters of the Jerusalem Foundation, and in 2002 he became a public-policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C.

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