Joshua Hammer

5 articles
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The Race to Stop Africa’s Elephant Poachers

Hunting people who hunt elephants.

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When the Jihad Came to Mali

A history of how Tuareg separatists, jihadists seeking a “desert caliphate,” cigarette smugglers, and narcotraffickers have turned Northern Mali into “the globe’s most significant terrorist threat.”

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The Greatest Fake-Art Scam in History?

How a couple made millions on uncanny forgeries.

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Days of Reckoning

On Yemen’s uncertain future.

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A Mountain of Trouble

Anatomy of an international incident; how three idealistic young American hikers wandered across the Kurdistan-Iran border and ended up in Iranian prison charged with spying.