Author

 
David Leigh

David Leigh

    'Robber baron' the scourge of Uzbekistan
    'Robber baron' the scourge of Uzbekistan
    American diplomatic dispatches paint a grim picture of the post-Soviet state of Uzbekistan -- a nightmarish world of "rampant corruption",...
    'Robber baron' the scourge of Uzbekistan
    'Robber baron' the scourge of Uzbekistan
    American diplomatic dispatches paint a grim picture of the post-Soviet state of Uzbekistan -- a nightmarish world of "rampant corruption",...
    Cheap shots mask the wanton killing
    Cheap shots mask the wanton killing
    Shum Khan was deaf and dumb and lived in the remote border hamlet of Malekshay in Afghanistan. When a heavily armed CIA squad barrelled into his...
    Pouring oil on troubled waters
    Pouring oil on troubled waters
    The Guardian newspaper has evidence of a cover-up by the British oil trader, Trafigura, of a massive pollution disaster in Côte d'Ivoire...
    Ex-diplomat exposes British spy flaws
    Ex-diplomat exposes British spy flaws
    A former senior British diplomat on Thursday broke the traditional taboo on discussing British intelligence (MI6) operations to launch a broadside...