James Ernest Sciutto (born March 10, 1970) is an anchor and Chief National Security Correspondent for CNN, reporting and providing analysis on all aspects of U.S. national security, including foreign policy, the military, terrorism, and the intelligence community, a position he took on in September 2013. From 2011 to 2013 he served as Chief of Staff to U.S. Ambassador Gary Locke at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. He was formerly ABC News' Senior Foreign correspondent, based in London. He is the author of Against Us: The New Face of America's Enemies in the Muslim World. Jim Sciutto is currently an anchor on CNN Newsroom, based in New York City and Washington, DC.