While war raged across Afghanistan, expats lived in a bubble of good times and easy money. But as the U.S. withdraws, life has taken a deadly turn.
Thursday, August 21
Tuesday, August 19
On the trail of Austin Tice and the late James Foley, freelance journalists who were kidnapped in Syria in 2012.
Saturday, August 16
When Kenneth Jarecke photographed the charred remains of an Iraqi soldier during the Gulf War, he thought it might help challenge the popular narrative of a clean, uncomplicated battle. He was wrong.
Monday, August 11
On PEPFAR, the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, and the experience of covering AIDS in Africa.
Friday, July 25
How a lawyer from the Valley created a gossip empire.
Wednesday, July 23
Who is Shmuley Boteach, former reality TV star and author of Kosher Sex?
Friday, July 18
Wednesday, July 9
A profile of Model View Culture founder Shanley Kane.
Friday, July 4
On January 18, 1990, Mayor Marion Barry was caught smoking crack at D.C.’s Vista Hotel. The author was one of the first reporters on the scene. He interviewed guests, staff, anyone he could find. Then he got a room, called his regular strawbery, and got high himself.
Wednesday, June 25
Tuesday, June 17
A profile of reporter Jason Leopold, who has reinvented himself after journalistic scandal by becoming what he calls a “FOIA terrorist.”