Guest Bio: Arnaud de Borchgrave

Arnaud de Borchgrave is currently an editor-at-large of the United Press International, for which he recently returned from a trip to Pakistan.

In 1998, de Borchgrave served as President and CEO of UPI, until moving to his current position in 2001.

In 1985, he was appointed editor-in-chief of the Washington Times and Insight Magazine. In 1980, after a 40-year career with Newsweek, de Borchgrave co-authored The Spike, which dealt with Soviet KGB operations in the Western media, with Robert Moss. Their next book, Monimbo, explored Cuban-sponsored terrorism and the drug trade.

Afterwards, he served as a senior associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and was the co-editor of Early Warning, a monthly intelligence bulletin.

Since joining Newsweek in 1950, de Borchgrave has been on the front lines covering 17 wars and more than 90 countries, including seven tours of Vietnam -- where he was wounded twice.

His awards include Best Magazine Reporting from Abroad, Best Magazine Interpretation of Foreign Affairs and three New York Newspaper Guild Page One Awards for foreign reporting.