David Remnick talks with New York’s doubtless subsequent mayor, Eric Adams. As soon as a sufferer of police abuse and now an advocate for the N.Y.P.D., Adams should navigate a number of the metropolis’s most divisive debates. And two tales about threats to journalists: a detailed have a look at how the Pegasus spyware and adware expertise focused a reporter in India; and the indictment of Iranian nationals for a kidnapping plot on U.S. soil that reads like one thing out of a foul spy novel.
Eric Adams Talks with David Remnick
In a wide-ranging dialog, the doubtless subsequent mayor of New York talks about what he considers the right technique to cease and frisk a suspect—and in regards to the metropolis’s power “dysfunctionality.”
An Iranian Plot Grew in Brooklyn
The plot to kidnap the journalist Masih Alinejad from Brooklyn and ship her to Iran seems like one thing from a foul spy novel. However the F.B.I. says that the menace was very actual.
The Damning Revelations about Pegasus
Marketed as a device in opposition to terrorism, the spyware and adware was additionally deployed by governments in opposition to journalists and activists. Isaac Chotiner interviews one of many targets.
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