Anna Mulrine Grobe is a freelance writer and the former defense correspondent for The Christian Science Monitor. She has covered the military beat since 2006, traveling frequently to Iraq and Afghanistan to report on America’s wars there. Prior to arriving at the Monitor, Anna was a senior editor at U.S. News & World Report magazine, where she wrote more than a dozen cover stories on topics that ranged from the rebuilding of New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina to the integration of Muslims in Europe. Anna was a Fulbright fellow to Berlin in 2004-2005, and graduated from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. Her work has appeared in Rolling Stone, Men's Journal, and National Geographic Traveler, among other publications, and she regularly appears on news outlets including NPR, MSNBC, and CBS to discuss her work.