Simon Boazman

Simon Boazman

Privacy & Surveillance

How we revealed the surveillance world's illegal trades

The investigative reporter behind Spy Merchants details a history of surveillance companies selling to questionable clients.

How we revealed the surveillance world's illegal trades

Middle East

The complex web of US hostage negotiations

A US soldier was freed in a deal with the Taliban, while the US insists it won't talk to other groups holding citizens.

The complex web of US hostage negotiations

Middle East

Mystery surrounds American missing in Syria

No word from Austin Tice, who disappeared years ago in Syria, though video footage surfaced showing him held hostage.

Mystery surrounds American missing in Syria