Last year Northern Irish paramilitary Gary Haggarty pleaded guilty to hundreds of violent crimes, including many killings – while working for the British state. By Ian Cobain One day earlier this year,
TOTTORI, Japan — Tottori, a remote outpost on the west coast of Japan, is frequently defined by what it lacks. It has the lowest population of any prefecture in the country. No bullet train stops here.
Book Talk When the Nazis captured a heavy water facility in Norway, the chemist who helped design the plant took action. On February 27, 1942, nine saboteurs scaled a cliff in the middle of the night blow
AMERICAN ULYSSES A Life of Ulysses S. Grant By Ronald C. White Illustrated. 826 pp. Random House. $35. Gore Vidal did not expect Ulysses S. Grant to be funny. In the novel “1876,” Vidal’s protagonist,