How It Ends

On settling in Los Angeles after life as a war correspondent in the Middle East.

Tuesday, May 3


The Nazi Underground

Treasure hunters still scour Lower Silesia in search of legendary wartime riches.

Saturday, April 23


Mount Impossible: How a Disabled Veteran Conquered Kilimanjaro

Summiting one of the world’s toughest peaks gave Julian Torres something an IED blast in Afghanistan had taken away.

Friday, April 15


The Hell After ISIS

As ISIS retreats, new horrors emerge for a Sunni family.

Tuesday, March 29



Why ISIS is winning the social media war.

Brendan Koerner on the Longform Podcast

Saturday, March 26


Journey to Jihad

The story of Jejoen Bontinck, a Belgian teen-ager who travelled to Syria to fight with radical Islamists.

Friday, March 25


Erik Prince in the Hot Seat

The U.S. Department of Justice investigates the Blackwater founder’s new firm.

Saturday, March 12


Where Did ISIS Come From? The Story Starts Here.

Paul Bremer was briefly the Bush administration’s point person in Iraq. His decisions would have lasting consequences.

Monday, March 7


The Disappearing Soldier

An army vet vanishes in upstate New York.

Wednesday, March 2


The Man Who Made Millions Off the Afghan War

How a young Afghan trucking-company owner became spectacularly rich.

Tuesday, March 1


The Plot to Take Down a Fox News Analyst

Wayne Simmons was ideal conservative commentator. A former C.I.A. operative, he ate lunch with Donald Rumsfeld, took trips to Guantánamo aboard Air Force Two, and pumped the party line on Fox News. There was only one problem: Simmons had never been in the C.I.A.

Friday, February 26


Bearing Witness to the Rise of ISIS

The story of freelance journalist Anna Therese Day.