Charles Levinson (@levinsonc) is a former senior reporter at Protocol. Previously, he worked on investigative projects at Reuters, where he won awards for his reporting on Guantanamo Bay and skullduggery on Wall Street. Before that, he spent 12 years as a foreign correspondent in the Middle East for The Wall Street Journal. He covered the U.S. occupation of Iraq and that country’s sectarian civil war, the Arab Spring uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Bahrain, and Syria, and Israel’s wars in Lebanon and Gaza. He has reported from over 20 countries. He lives outside New York City.