Today Leonard talks with Alissa Rubin The Paris Bureau Chief for the New York Times .
Alissa is a recipient of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for international reporting, the 2015 John Chancellor Award for journalistic achievement and the 2010 Overseas Press Association award for her piece on women suicide bombers titled “How Baida Wanted to Die.”
The Paris bureau chief for the New York Times initially joined the paper in January of 2007 as a correspondent in Baghdad. In the fall of 2008 she became the bureau chief there before moving to Kabul, Afghanistan the following year. Alissa served as the bureau chief in that city for almost four years, departing in the late summer of 2013 to take up the job her current post.