Pan Am Flight 103: Robert Mueller’s 30-Year Search for Justice

Today, Robert Mueller heads the investigation into Russian collusion in the 2016 US presidential election. At Wired, Garrett M. Graff reports on one of Mueller’s perhaps lesser known but nonetheless fascinating and insightful previous assignments: at one time, Mueller oversaw the US’ investigation into the the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103.

Source: Wired
Published: Dec 27, 2018
Length: 23 minutes (5,822 words)

The Untold Story of Robert Mueller’s Time in Combat

At Wired, Garrett M. Graff reports on how serving in Vietnam instilled a discipline and relentlessness in Robert S. Mueller that underpins his approach to the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Source: Wired
Published: May 15, 2018
Length: 33 minutes (8,279 words)

Chasing the Phantom

The hunt to take down “Slavik,” a notorious Russian hacker who stole millions from U.S. banks and has ties to Russian intelligence.

Source: Wired
Published: Mar 21, 2017
Length: 27 minutes (6,961 words)

‘We’re the Only Plane in the Sky’

An oral history of what happened on Air Force One in the hours after the 9/11 attacks. #Sept11

Source: Politico
Published: Sep 11, 2016
Length: 65 minutes (16,280 words)

The Green Monster

An investigation into how Border Patrol became America’s most out-of-control law enforcement agency.

Source: Politico
Published: Oct 30, 2014
Length: 44 minutes (11,152 words)

Homegrown Terror

Since 2001, the bureau—often helped along by informants—has been instrumental in stopping at least 40 known terrorist plots, most of them smaller, “lone-wolf” schemes. Although it has faced some criticism for its activities and investigative techniques, the bureau’s post-9/11 record is remarkable, with no subsequent Al Qaeda attacks on U.S. soil. The person who came closest to breaking that streak, according to federal prosecutors, is Najibullah Zazi.

Source: 5280 Magazine
Published: Nov 1, 2011
Length: 29 minutes (7,316 words)

Interrogating Saddam Hussein

As soon as FBI agent George Piro began to speak, Saddam knew the agent was Lebanese and Christian—a good background for the interrogation: Lebanese in the Middle East are generally neutral, and being a Christian meant that Piro didn’t have a bone in Iraq’s intense Sunni/Shiite Muslim rivalry. Saddam tried to be helpful by speaking Arabic with a Lebanese accent, even as, month after month, Piro’s Arabic acquired an Iraqi inflection.

Source: Washingtonian
Published: May 5, 2011
Length: 18 minutes (4,672 words)