Fidel's Foggy Bottom Spy Ring
Faced with beefed-up U.S. border controls, the Post reports, Colombia's drug cartels are getting creative: More than a third of the cocaine smuggled into the United States is now being carried by homemade submarines. The fiberglass submersibles, which travel just beneath the surface of the water, carry up to 10 tons of contraband and can travel 3,000 miles without refueling. "You don't want to see one of these trekking up the Hudson River," said one prosector.
Ben Whitford writes for the Guardian, Mother Jones and Newsweek.