Michelle Shephard is the national security correspondent for the Toronto Star. As a journalist and author, she has won two of Canada’s top journalism prizes and her latest book, Decade of Fear: Reporting from Terrorism’s Zone, chronicles 10 years of stories from New York’s Ground Zero, through Somalia, Pakistan, Yemen and elsewhere, including 23 trips to the notorious detention centre Guantanamo Bay and on a “spy cruise” with former CIA directors.

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