Brian T. Bennett

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Brian Timothy Bennett (born 1976) is a reporter for the Los Angeles Times.

A native of Riverside, California, he attended The Thacher School in Ojai, California. Bennett graduated in 2000 from Princeton University with an AB in Comparative Literature; he was a director of the Princeton Shakespeare Company.

Bennett joined Time in 2000 as a reporter for its Asia edition based in Hong Kong. He was an embedded reporter during the 2003 invasion of Iraq and later became Time Magazine's bureau chief. He became a Washington Correspondent for Time in 2005, covering national security issues, and has made many trips back to Iraq.

In March 2006, Bennett wrote an account of Operation Swarmer disputing claims on television news shows that it was the largest air attack in Iraq since Shock and Awe in 2003.

Bennett is married to Anne Tsai Bennett, who is a senior program officer at the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs.