David Vincenzetti says his company, which sells spyware to world’s law enforcement and intelligence agencies, is helping to thwart terrorism. Others say it’s a danger to citizens, dissidents, and journalists alike.
A brazen land grab in Zimbabwe and why it’s getting harder to stop multinational corporations.
Kidnapped by rebels when he was 9, Dominic Ongwen grew up to command fighters who slaughtered, raped, and pillaged. Is he guilty of heinous crimes or was he a hostage the whole time?
Inside the Nairobi Westgate Mall massacre.
Creating a new, clean police force in the Ukraine.
The anti-human trafficking stings conducted by Operation Underground Railroad are flashy, exciting, camera-ready. Whether or not they truly help victims is another question.
One of Europe’s poorest countries wanted a road, so U.S. mega-contractor Bechtel sold it a $1.3 billion highway, with the backing of a powerful American ambassador. Funny thing is, the highway is barely being used—and the ambassador is now working for Bechtel.
On Singapore’s attempt to create a more harmonious society using mass surveillance and data analysis.
On children accused of sorcery in Congo.
On the increasingly dangerous situation for journalists in Syria.
Decades later, U.S.-backed dictator Hissène Habré faces justice.