Dan Murphy

former staff writer

Dan has been a reporter since the early '90s, working for Bloomberg News and the Far Eastern Economic Review before working for the Monitor from 1999 to 2015. He reported extensively from Southeast Asia and the Middle East and among other things covered the fall of Indonesia's Soeharto, East Timor's independence, the Iraq war between 2003-2008, and the 2011 uprisings in Egypt and Libya. In 2004, the Overseas Press Club awarded him a citation for his "How Al Qaeda lit the Bali Fuse" series for the Monitor. 

Stories by Dan Murphy