Wright is the author of Sacred Rage: The Wrath of Militant Islam and The Last Great Revolution: Turmoil and Transformation in Iran. Her forthcoming book is Dreams and Shadows: The Future of the Middle East. She is the diplomatic correspondent for The Washington Post. She has worked for a number of major newspapers in the United States and Great Britain including The Los Angeles Times, the Sunday Times of London and the Christian Science Monitor. In 2003, she was awarded the United Nations correspondents' Gold Medal for coverage of international affairs. In that same year, she became a regular panelist on the “Meet the Press” roundtable on NBC.