Mary Louise Kelly

Contributor, The Atlantic

Mary Louise Kelly is a contributing editor at The Atlantic. She has spent two decades reporting on national security and international affairs for NPR and the BBC. As NPR’s intelligence and defense correspondent, she reported on wars, terrorism, and rising nuclear powers. Kelly has also anchored NPR programs including “Morning Edition” and “All Things Considered.” She has taught national security and journalism at Georgetown University. Her career began as a political reporter at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Kelly’s writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington PostNewsweekPolitico, and others. She is the author of the novels Anonymous Sources and The Bullet.

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