Tuesday, March 17


Inside Baghdad's Brutal Battle Against ISIS

Even ISIS’s opponents are hard men who understand terror.

Tuesday, March 10


My ISIS Boyfriend

A French reporter went undercover as potential “caliphette” and recieved a marriage proposal from a senior ISIS commander.

Thursday, February 26


The Lost Battalion

Searching for sanctuary with American war deserters.

Tuesday, February 24


How the Killing of a Trans Filipina Woman Ignited An International Incident

Justice isn’t so easy to come by when an American soldier stationed abroad is accused of murder.

Saturday, February 21


Bad Lieutenant

A leading Guantanamo interrogator was once a Chicago police detective accused of police brutality.

Thursday, February 19


Destroyed By the Espionage Act

You can have a PhD from Yale. You can be a rising star in the State Department. And you can still find yourself being investigated by the FBI for espionage.

Monday, February 9


Send in the Weathermen

Inside the world of special operations weather technicians, “the Department of Defense’s only commando forecasters.”

Friday, January 23


Spy in the Machine

NSA-grade spyware is up for sale, and the world’s worst dictatorships are buying.

Monday, January 19


The Whole Haystack

The N.S.A. claims it needs access to all our phone records. But is that the best way to catch a terrorist?

Saturday, January 17


To Live and Die in Gitmo

What one sergeant says he saw before the alleged suicides of three detainees.

Friday, January 9


Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley

Untouched by Western journalists except in the presence of American troops, Afghanistan’s Korengal Valley was once the most violent part of the Afghan War.

Thursday, January 8


The Search for Petr Khokhlov

A Russian soldier vanishes in Ukraine.