Archive for October, 2009

Harper’s Magazine “The Intelligence Factory”

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

Check out my latest article “The Intelligence Factory,” on the case of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui in the November 2009 issue of Harper’s Magazine.
Link to: www.harpers.org/archive/2009/11/0082719

Mother Jones “A Thousand Little Gitmos”

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

From the July/August 2009 issue of Mother Jones
See the full article linked here:
http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2009/07/thousand-little-gitmos

This American Life “The Arms Trader”

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

The U.S. government spent two years on a sting operation trapping an Indian man named Hemant Lakhani, whom they suspected of being an illegal arms dealer. It’s one of the first cases that went to trial in the War on Terror, and one the Justice Department pointed to as one of their big successes. In [...]

This American Life “The Prosecutor”

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

A lawyer in the Justice Department gets the professional opportunity of a lifetime: to be the lead prosecutor in one of the first high-profile terrorist cases since 9/11. But things go badly for him. His convictions get overturned, he loses his job, and he ends up on trial himself, in federal court. His accusers? His [...]

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