Andrea Lombardo

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How many murders can a police informer get away with?

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<p>One day earlier this year, two prison officers led a portly, middle-aged man into court and instructed him to sit in the …

Crime

Japan’s Sand Museum, a Home to Ephemeral Treasures

TOTTORI, Japan — Tottori, a remote outpost on the west coast of Japan, is frequently defined by what it lacks.<p>It has the lowest population of any prefecture in the country. No bullet train stops here. It ranks 39th out of the nation’s 47 prefectures in attracting tourists.<p>But what Tottori does …

Art

The Debate Over Japanese Internment Is Deeply Flawed

Last week, it happened again. Every few months, dating back to the primary campaign, Donald Trump or one of his surrogates has asked us to look back …

Inside the Daring Mission That Thwarted a Nazi Atomic Bomb

When the Nazis captured a heavy water facility in Norway, the chemist who helped design the plant took action.<p>On February 27, 1942, nine saboteurs scaled a cliff in the middle of the night to blow up a Nazi-controlled heavy water plant in Norway. Hollywood turned the story of the attack into <i>The</i> …

Ulysses S. Grant: New Biography of ‘A Nobody From Nowhere’

<b>AMERICAN ULYSSES</b><b><br>A Life of Ulysses S. Grant</b><br>By Ronald C. White<br>Illustrated. 826 pp. Random House. $35.<p>Gore Vidal did not expect Ulysses S. Grant to be funny. In the novel “1876,” Vidal’s protagonist, Charles Schermerhorn Schuyler, hears an anecdote about President Grant’s disgust with Senator Charles …

Literature