It takes a village

By Sheila Coronel

MANILA, Philippines, August 5, 1999 — When [Executive Director] Bill Luz asked me to address the Makati Business Club two weeks ago, I asked

Where journalists still get respect

By Gustavo Goritti

PANAMA CITY, July 21, 1999 — Investigative reporter Gustavo Gorriti, an ICIJ member and associate director of La Prensa in Panama, published

Journalism with teeth

By Philip Knightley

LONDON, July 17, 1999 — Western media follow a depressingly familiar formula when it comes to the preparation of a nation for conflict....

How Britain eavesdropped on Dublin

LONDON, July 16, 1999 — This article was originally published in The Independent (Britain), July 16, 1999. It is reprinted here with permiss

Dark alliance rules the high seas

By Andreas Harsono

JAKARTA, Indonesia, April 13, 1999 — Bangkok's The Nation newspaper originally published this series on April 13, 1999. It is reprinted here

Open your mind

By Stephen Engelberg

NEW YORK, March 1, 1999 — Day-to-day, investigative reporting is about sweat and perseverance. Forget about the widely held view that govern

The encryption imperative

By Regina Joseph

Hackers up ante for even routine data protection ...

General as bandit

By Sunday Dare

LAGOS, Nigeria, August 24, 1998 — Until General Sani Abacha's death 8 June 1998, Lt.-Gen. Jeremiah Timbut Useni was the second most senior o

The looting of Russia

By David E. Kaplan and Christian Caryl

WASHINGTON, August 3, 1998 — "Can you take a look at this?" asked Joe Davidson's supervisor at the FBI, handing him a file. Davidson cracked

From Russia for Love

By Bill Birnbauer

MELBOURNE, March 29, 1998 — They told Anna Vladimirovna that if she tried to escape, “things” could happen to her son and family back in the

"I will vote for Serpa" — Carlos Castaño

By María Cristina Caballero

COLOMBIA, December 15, 1997 — The evening falls and the creek which will be a mandatory step in the trek towards the next “guerrilla haven”

"I am the moderated wing of the self-defenses" — Carlos Castaño

By María Cristina Caballero

COLOMBIA, December 15, 1997 — In an improvised hut of soil floor and zinc roof, encrusted in the tragic blend of beauty and forgetfulness of

"This war can't go on any longer" — Carlos Castaño

By María Cristina Caballero

BOGOTA, Colombia, December 15, 1997 — In an exclusive interview with Cambio16, the commander of the self-defense leagues says that “the fina

Mapiripan: A shortcut to hell

By María Cristina Caballero

BOGOTA, July 28, 1997 — A paramilitary incursion from July 14 to 20 this year by private armed groups that combat guerrilla forces has made