“In some ways, joining the military is an act of faith in one’s country—an act of faith that the country will use your life well.”
Tuesday, May 17
Did Afghan forces target the M.S.F. hospital?Previously: Mattheiu Aikins on the Longform Podcast
Sunday, May 15
A pro-Ukraine activist goes silent in separatist-held Donetsk. A foreign correspondent goes looking for him.
Friday, May 13
Who authorized the bombing of a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan, and why?
Wednesday, May 11
What happened to the Afghan timber worker after a 2005 battle was made into a book and feature film.
Wednesday, May 4
On settling in Los Angeles after life as a war correspondent in the Middle East.
Tuesday, May 3
Treasure hunters still scour Lower Silesia in search of legendary wartime riches.
Saturday, April 23
Summiting one of the world’s toughest peaks gave Julian Torres something an IED blast in Afghanistan had taken away.
Friday, April 15
Tuesday, March 29
Why ISIS is winning the social media war.Brendan Koerner on the Longform Podcast
Saturday, March 26
The story of Jejoen Bontinck, a Belgian teen-ager who travelled to Syria to fight with radical Islamists.
Friday, March 25
The U.S. Department of Justice investigates the Blackwater founder’s new firm.