Arun Rath

Conflict & Justice

Bradley Manning Trial Continues

The court martial against Bradley Manning is in its second week. The Army private has already admitted leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents and US State Department cables. He is still facing charges that could result in a life sentence.

Conflict & Justice

Comparing the Manning and Snowden Cases

Bradley Manning is on trial for a massive leak of classified documents to WikiLeaks. Edward Snowden is the former CIA employee who's in the news now for admitting he leaked documents revealing the government's surveillance of phone and Internet records.


Magician Jeff McBride and his Clone

The intrigue of magicians stealing each other's secrets is as old as the art of magic itself. But today, the hyper-connectivity of the world has made ripping off tricks a hundred times easier and a million times faster. It's a huge intl business, and once again the prime violator of intellectual property rights is China.

Conflict & Justice

Bradley Manning Offers 'Naked Plea'

Thursday, US Army private Bradley Manning, who was charged with sharing classified documents with the group Wikileaks, shed some light on why he did it. Manning spoke at military hearing in Maryland. He pleaded guilty to some of the charges against him.


Global Politics

Looking Back on Holbrooke's Legacy

Richard Holbrooke was the Obama administration's pointman for the civilian side of the Afghanistan war. He died suddenly in December 2010, leaving some successes that are sometimes overlooked, and they have to do with Pakistan.

Conflict & Justice

Ramifications of the Haditha Rulings

The most infamous war crime to come out of the Iraq war ended with a whimper. FRONTLINE's and The World's Arun Rath looks at what the legal rulings mean for the soldiers on the ground and the civilians who have to live among them.