Jason M. Breslow

Former Digital Editor

Is Orlando the Attack that Forces Action on Gun Control?
It took just one day for new gun-control legislation to reach Congress following the massacre in Orlando. If recent history is any guide, the bill has almost no chance of success.
June 14, 2016
New Plan Looks to Keep Superbugs from Killing More Than Cancer
Each year, drug-resistant bacteria, or "superbugs," kill 700,000 people worldwide. By 2050, experts warn, that figure could reach as high as 10 million, more than cancer kills today.
May 18, 2016
Nada Bakos: How Zarqawi Went From "Thug" To ISIS Founder
What if the rise of ISIS could have been prevented -- with just one airstrike? That's a question that Nada Bakos, a former CIA analyst, has had to grapple with ever since the group's brutal rise to power.
May 17, 2016
Colin Powell: U.N. Speech "Was a Great Intelligence Failure"
Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the founder of ISIS, was still an unknown jihadist during the run-up to the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Colin Powell's 2003 speech to the United Nations would help change that.
May 17, 2016
David Petraeus: "No Substitute" for U.S. Leadership in Iraq, Syria
It took some time in Washington before anyone recognized that without U.S. leadership, Iraq could completely deteriorate, and Syria would spiral out of control, says the former CIA director.
May 17, 2016
Who Was the Founder of ISIS?
The founder of ISIS was a onetime video-store clerk turned radical jihadist who had a rocky relationship with Osama bin Laden.
May 17, 2016
Exclusive: New Photos Show Bush's Response To 9/11 Attacks
A collection of never-before-seen photographs offer a new window into President George W. Bush's response to the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history.
May 6, 2016
30% Of Prescribed Antibiotics Aren't Necessary, Study Finds
The more antibiotics are prescribed, the more dangerous the threat from drug-resistant bacteria becomes. Now, a new study finds that roughly 47 million prescriptions are unnecessary.
May 4, 2016
The Human Costs of the War In Yemen
Fighting has touched nearly every aspect of daily life in Yemen -- limiting access to food and water, deepening poverty, devastating access to health care, and forcing millions of children from school.
May 3, 2016
Return To Chernobyl
On the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl accident, FRONTLINE returns to the scene of the disaster for a first-of-its-kind tour of the area in virtual reality.
April 26, 2016
Senator Warren Slams Wall Street's Top Cop
Elizabeth Warren says the SEC is failing its core mission by allowing Steven A. Cohen back into the hedge fund business just months after settling with the billionaire for failing to prevent insider trading at his firm.
April 21, 2016
Welcome To Goslar, Where the Mayor Wants More Refugees
In Goslar, a picturesque German town of just 50,000, Mayor Oliver Junk is trying to counter the anti-immigrant sentiment growing not just in Germany, but across much of Europe.
April 19, 2016