July 29, 2014 / Untold Stories
Mattathias Schwartz
In this interview, George P. Schultz discusses Latin America, nuclear disarmament, and the origins of the war on drugs.
July 28, 2014 / Grist
Joanne Silberner
Watching the ocean inch up to your doorstep can be pretty stressful. Researchers are studying the ways climate change can undermine our well-being, and how we can bounce back.
July 28, 2014 /
Habiba Nosheen, Hilke Schellmann
Pulitzer Center documentary and multimedia projects nominated in three categories at the 35th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards.
May 25, 2011 / Americas Quarterly
Lorenzo Morales
Colombia is going through one of the most severe rainy seasons in decades. In 12 months of downpours, more than 2.47 million acres of productive land have been flooded.
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May 24, 2011 / The New Republic
Rebecca Hamilton
Northern Sudan has taken control of Abyei in a blatant violation of the CPA, leaving many to wonder, "Is Sudan sliding toward civil war?".
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May 23, 2011 / National Geographic
Dan Grossman
Lima's population boom, and a lack of infrastructure to support it, has left some residents waiting 40 years for running water.
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May 23, 2011 / Untold Stories
Reese Erlich
Only a few thousand protesters remain in Tahrir Square. In order achieve political change, those who oppose military rule will need to garner more support before September's parliamentary elections.
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May 22, 2011 / National Geographic
Dan Grossman
Called the Costa Verde or, green coast for its once lush vegetation, today the cliff area on Lima's coast is mostly bare.
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May 22, 2011 / National Geographic
Dan Grossman
Lima is one of the cities most immediately threatened by global warming. How will the Peruvian capital respond to decline of its chief source of water as its population grows and demand increases?
May 20, 2011 / The New Republic
Anna Badkhen
Who controls Faryab province, the police or the Taliban? For the time being, the region is in the grip of these two warring groups, but the police force is overwhelmed and losing ground.
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May 19, 2011 / Foreign Policy
Anna Badkhen
UNICEF reports that 57 percent of marriages in Afghanistan involve girls below the legal age limit. But, in the isolated north, girls are not the only ones married young.
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May 18, 2011 / Radio Free Europe
Shaheen Buneri
"The area has been cleared of terrorists" is a common refrain in Pakistani media, but in the Swat Valley, trauma from the conflict between Pakistani security forces and Taliban militants remains.
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May 16, 2011 / Untold Stories
Tom Parfitt
Outrage over 1940s Stalinist deportations permeates the collective memories of North Caucasus nations, fueling modern day conflicts in the region.

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