Alexa O'Brien

_S8H2447Alexa O'Brien researches and writes about national security and capital crimes. Her work has been published in The New York Times, VICE News, The Cairo Review of Global Affairs, Guardian UK, Salon, The Daily Beast, and featured on the BBC, PBS Frontline, On The Media, Democracy Now!, and Public Radio International. In 2013, she was shortlisted for the Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism in the UK. Since February 2016, she has been working on a death penalty related project that is due for publication in Spring 2017.

Contact: email at alexaobrien dot com

This satellite dish at Fort Meade, Maryland near NSA headquarters receives audio and video of the Guantanamo Bay military tribunals sent from Cuba.  Photo by Xeni Jardin

This satellite dish at Fort Meade, Maryland near NSA headquarters receives audio and video of the Guantanamo Bay military tribunals sent from Cuba. Photo by Xeni Jardin