U.S. Gen. Reins in Special Operations Forces in Africa
In a letter, the commander of U.S. Special Forces in Africa cautions them to take fewer risks, use better judgement. NCIS investigators have been called to investigate a massacre.
The Jerusalem Blowback in Palestine: Not What You’d Think
Since Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, reaction on the Palestinian street has not reached fever pitch. One reason: little or no faith in the Palestinian leadership.
ASK ME NO QUESTIONS…
Putin Backs Trump in U.S., but Faces Tough Questions at Home
Once a year Putin makes a show of opening himself up to questions, and a few are posed by brave, critical journalists. Thursday they put him on the spot.
THE MALTESE FIASCO
Secrets of the Malta Journalist’s Murder Revealed
How the three men charged with murder allegedly triggered the car bomb—but not who ordered Panama Papers muckracker Daphne Caruana Galizia assassinated.
The Shady Bank Where This Russian NBA Owner Stashed Money
Russian oligarchs loved the bank known as FBME, which operated out of Cyprus and Tanzania. Then the U.S. Treasury forced it to shut down. A confidential document shows why.
Why Can’t the Vatican Bank Stay Clean?
A mysterious firing and a new report on the Vatican’s creative bookkeeping begs the question: Why does no one ever get in trouble for laundering money at the Holy See?
THE BILLION DOLLAR QUESTION
How Oligarchs Are Taking Over the World
Some get little attention in America, like the new Czech prime minister; some demand attention, like Berlusconi; and some become president of the United States.