Alain Lallemand

The Center for Public Integrity

Drug's soothing effects mask its true roles: revenue and control

Djibouti's repressive regime, not its people, has prospered since 9/11

Israeli Leonid Minin has an expensive drug habit, and a fondness for beautiful woman and polished diamonds

Arms middleman Jacques Monsieur did business with little secrecy

BRUSSELS, Belgium, May 14, 2002 — A Belgian man alleged to be one of Europe's biggest gunrunners -- and who has threatened to reveal secrets