This is a collection of articles published through June 2012. For more recent work, please check my author page at The New Yorker, here.

"How a Mexican Drug Cartel Makes its Billions," New York Times Magazine, June 17, 2012

"Mad Men TV Club," Slate.com, March – June 2012

"Reversal of Fortune," The New Yorker, January 9, 2012

"Welcome to Newburgh, Murder Capital of New York," New York, September 25, 2011

"Debating the Watchers," Slate.com, February 22-24, 2010

"The Trafficker," The New Yorker, February 8, 2010

"Mad Men TV Club," Slate.com, August 13-November 11, 2009

"Debating the Snakehead," Slate.com, July 21-23, 2009

"Snakeheads and Smuggling," World Policy Journal, Vol. 26, No. 1, Spring 2009

"Big Brother Hasn’t Won," New York Times, Op-Ed Page, December 13, 2008

"Holding Up the Sky," New York Times Book Review, November 9, 2008

"Five Myths About the New Wiretapping Law," Slate.com, June 25, 2008

"State Secrets," The New Yorker, April 28, 2008

"Why Leave Changle?," Slate.com, April 11, 2008

"A Lower Class of Snakehead," Slate.com, April 10, 2008

"Little America," Slate.com, April 9, 2008

"White Shoe, Black Hat," Slate.com, February 19, 2008

"Ben Affleck’s Boston," Slate.com, October 22, 2007

"Don’t Hang the Ref," Slate.com, October 16, 2007

"The Jefferson Bottles," The New Yorker, September 3, 2007

"What's the Big Secret?" Slate.com, August 28, 2007

"Wiretap at Will," Slate.com, August 6, 2007

"The G-Men and the G-Man," Slate.com, July 18, 2007

"Don't Privatize Our Spies," The New York Times, Op-Ed Page, June 25, 2007

"The Idol Thief," The New Yorker, May 7, 2007

"Gonzales' Trojan Horse," Slate.com, January 19, 2007

"Ghetto Capitalism," Slate.com, December 8, 2006

"The Long Intelligence Haul," Slate.com, September 8, 2006

"Italy's Watergate," Slate.com, July 27, 2006

"The Judiciary Strikes Back," Slate.com, July 21, 2006

"Presidential Power on Steroids," Slate.com, July 19, 2006

"Rampage at Haditha," Mother Jones, May 31, 2006

"I, Spy," Boston Globe, Ideas Section, May 14, 2006

"The Snakehead," The New Yorker, April 24, 2006

Can Network Theory Thwart Terrorists,” The New York Times Magazine, March 12, 2006

"Orwell Would Be Proud," Slate.com, March 9, 2006

The Spy who Bills Us,” Boston Globe, Op-Ed Page, February 23, 2006

Trust the Professionals?Slate.com, February 7, 2006

Tapped Out,” Slate.com, February 2, 2006

I Spy,” Wired, February 2006

“Der globale Lauschangriff,” Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte, January 30, 2006

The Professional Paranoid,” Slate.com, January 17, 2006

Listening In and Naming Names,” Slate.com, December 20, 2005

Big Brother and the Bureaucrats,” The New York Times, Op-Ed Page, August 10, 2005

Cat and Mouse Games,” New York Review of Books, May 26, 2005

The Insider,” Boston Globe, Ideas Section, May 15, 2005

Digital Underground,” Village Voice, February 15, 2005

Spy World,” Boston Globe, Ideas Section, February 13, 2005

Quartermasters of Terror,” New York Review of Books, February 10, 2005

A Shortsighted Eye in the Sky,” The New York Times Op-Ed Page, February 5, 2005

Iraq: America’s Private Armies,” New York Review of Books, August 12, 2004

The Moral of the Story,” Legal Affairs, July/August, 2004

The Leak Was Me,” New York Review of Books, June 10, 2004

Offal Good,” Slate.com, April 22, 2004

Camera Shy,” Legal Affairs, July/August 2003

“History, Memory, Reparation” Review of Imperfect Justice, by Stuart Eizenstat, Yale Journal of International Law, Vol. 28, No. 2 (Summer, 2003)

Reversals of Fortune,” Legal Affairs, March/April 2003