T. Christian Miller
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T. Christian Miller joined ProPublica in 2008 as a senior reporter based in Washington, D.C. He spent the previous 11 years reporting for the Los Angeles Times. His work included coverage of the 2000 presidential campaign and three years as a bureau chief for the Times, responsible for 10 countries in South and Central America. Earlier in his career he worked for the San Francisco Chronicle and the St. Petersburg Times.
He has received the George Polk Award for Radio Reporting, the Dart Award for Coverage of Trauma, the Selden Ring Award for Investigative Reporting, the Investigative Reporters and Editors award for online reporting, two Overseas Press Club awards, a Livingston Award for Young Journalists, the John B. Oakes Award for Distinguished Environmental Reporting and a certificate of recognition from the Daniel Pearl awards for outstanding international investigative reporting. In addition, Miller was given a yearlong Knight Fellowship in 2011 to study at Stanford University. Miller is the author of Blood Money: Wasted Billions, Lost Lives, and Corporate Greed in Iraq.
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Dec. 17, 2009, 1:30 p.m.The government's lack of action has allowed abuse of the system set up to ensure medical care for injured civilians.
Nov. 11, 2009, 3:14 p.m.A reporter argues that civilian contractors injured or killed while working in Iraq or Afghanistan should also be remembered on Veterans Day.
Oct. 30, 2009, 1:35 p.m.The United Nations Development Program says it properly handled money spent in the Afghanistan election effort.
Oct. 29, 2009, 8:15 a.m.Two audits raise questions about the commission carrying out Afghanistan's elections, and about the United Nations' oversight of money sent to ensure a fair vote.
Oct. 13, 2009, 9:15 a.m.Officials are making changes to track the performance of insurers and to speed up the handling of their disputes with injured contractors.
Oct. 9, 2009, 9:13 a.m.More than 1,600 civilian workers have died in the war zones, but the Pentagon isn't tracking the casualties.
Oct. 6, 2009, 1:23 a.m.Reggie Lane, a struggling truck driver, hired on for a good salary with a defense contractor, but a rocket-propelled grenade shattered his life.
Sep. 18, 2009, 1:57 p.m.Use our video skimmer tool to navigate through the testimony of Ronald Boline, on private contractors in Iraq.
Sep. 18, 2009, 9:05 a.m.Accusations against another major contractor, Triple Canopy, illustrate the chaos surrounding U.S. security efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Sep. 15, 2009, 5:52 p.m.Congress could save as much as $250 million a year through a sweeping overhaul of the controversial U.S. system to care for civilian contractors injured in war zones, according to a new Pentagon study.
Sep. 9, 2009, 4:19 p.m.Rep. Elijah Cummings said he hoped his proposal would reduce the $300 million a year paid by defense contractors to insurance companies.
Aug. 17, 2009, 8:19 a.m.Although low-paid foreign contract workers face many of the same risks soldiers do in Iraq and Afghanistan, they rarely are informed of their rights or even receive the care that has already been purchased by U.S. taxpayers.
July 31, 2009, 3:06 p.m.The Labor Department is looking into whether a Maltese company misrepresented its employees as agents of the U.S. government.
July 28, 2009, 12:24 p.m.Read a translation in Filipino of the June 19, 2009, story, "Foreign Workers for U.S. Are Casualties Twice Over."
July 28, 2009, 11:04 a.m.Citing high insurance premiums paid by the Pentagon, the Congressional Research Service suggests cutting out the middleman.
July 28, 2009, 9 a.m.A senator in Manila presses for proper compensation of those injured or killed while working for the U.S. in war zones.
June 23, 2009, 3:10 p.m.Lawmakers, Obama administration officials, private insurance companies and contractors found common ground in acknowledging there are serious flaws in the government's system for taking care of civilian workers injured or killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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June 19, 2009, 6 p.m.Contract employees injured in the conflict zones of Iraq and Afghanistan and families of those killed there are covered by American taxpayer-funded insurance, but it often fails to deliver.
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