Richard Miniter

Richard Miniter is an award-winning investigative journalist, bestselling author, radio host, public speaker and world traveler.

He is the author of two New York Times best selling books on terrorism, Losing bin Laden and Shadow War.

His latest book is “Mastermind,” the first biography of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed – who planned the Sept. 11 attacks and virtually every other major al Qaeda attack.

Currently he writes the bi-weekly “National Security” column for and a weekly column that appears in a number of newspapers across America.

He is a former Editorial Page Writer for The Wall Street Journal Europe, member of the Sunday Times (of London) Insight team of investigative reporters, and the Editorial Page Editor and Vice President of Opinion of the Washington Times.

He has been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, The Atlantic Monthly, Newsweek, Forbes, The New Republic, National Review and Reader’s Digest, among other publications. In addition, his articles have appeared in newspapers throughout Europe, Asia and Australia.
Christ following, wife, mother, grandmother, and small business owner with passions for holistic wellness, gardening, raising critters, and preserving our Constitutional liberties especially free speech, religious freedom, and the 2nd Amendment. God gave me the most wonderful husband, who I love dearly and am grateful to have the opportunity to work with every day as his Producer in this Real Side venture. When you see my posts, they are truly mine. So please don't hold him accountable for what I write. Contrary to what some say, I'm not a Stepford wife. I have my own opinions and am willing to share some of them here.