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)