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On the trail of Austin Tice and the late James Foley, freelance journalists who were kidnapped in Syria in 2012.

Monday, August 18

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On a childhood fascination with the mid-18th century battle.

Saturday, August 16

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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.

Wednesday, August 13

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Catching up with Edward Snowden in Moscow.

Sunday, August 10

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Untangling the aftermath of a United States drone strike in Yemen.

Friday, August 8

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Following Muammar Qaddafi’s death in 2011, Libya had hundreds of billions of dollars. This is the story of how it was erased.

Previously: David Samuels on the Longform Podcast.

Thursday, August 7

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The World Cup and Argentina’s “Dirty War.”

Friday, July 25

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How the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 rippled around the world, from the the battlefield of Ukraine to Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam to the White House.

Thursday, July 17

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During World War II, the indigenous Aleut people were forced into camps. 10% died.

Wednesday, July 16

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A conversation with one of Russia’s “little green men”: a 24-year-old recruited to fight in Eastern Ukraine.

Sunday, July 6

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In the latest revelation from Edward Snowden, the U.S. government is shown to collect and retain massive amounts of data on nearly 900,000 people with the most minimal of connections to official NSA targets. The collected information tells our “stories of love and heartbreak, illicit sexual liaisons, mental-health crises, political and religious conversions, financial anxieties and disappointed hopes.”

Tuesday, July 1

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A grieving father looks for answers.