March 31, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Jeffrey E. Stern
What Afghanistan's election monitors pack for the most pivotal—and dangerous—political contest since 2001.
March 28, 2014 / The Atlantic
Jeffrey E. Stern
What does an airport say about a country? More than you might think.
March 27, 2014 / The New Republic
Jeffrey E. Stern
The former Johns Hopkins professor could be Afghanistan's next president. And he's willing to do whatever it takes—including selecting a brutal warlord as a running mate.
August 2, 2013 / Foreign Policy
Jeffrey E. Stern
The first in a series of curated oral histories from Afghans preparing for life after December 2014, when U.S. and NATO combat troops will have left Afghanistan.
July 23, 2013
Jeffrey E. Stern
Foreign troops are leaving Afghanistan. As the decade-long effort to secure the country draws to a close, how are Afghanistan’s most vulnerable communities preparing for the challenges that lie ahead...
July 23, 2013 / The Atlantic
Jeffrey E. Stern
U.S. forces are withdrawing, and the Taliban has stepped up the intensity and frequency of its attacks. But has there been enough progress in Kabul that can't be undone? A view from the rooftops.
July 15, 2013
Seamus Murphy, Eliza Griswold
Journalist/poet Eliza Griswold and photographer Seamus Murphy open conversation at New America Foundation NYC on ancient Afghan poetry with modern twist.
July 1, 2013 / Poetry
Seamus Murphy, Eliza Griswold
Watch "Snake," a documentary on landay–Afghan poems that belong to no one and to everyone.
June 24, 2013
Jon Sawyer
Pulitzer Center grantees Eliza Griswold and Seamus Murphy introduced us to the landay — a centuries-old oral poetic tradition from Afghanistan.
June 20, 2013 / PBS NewsHour
Eliza Griswold, Seamus Murphy
Journalist and poet Eliza Griswold and Seamus Murphy, a London-based photographer, set out to document Afghan life through the prism of oral folk poems shared among Pashtun women.
June 19, 2013 / PBS NewsHour
Eliza Griswold, Seamus Murphy
For many Americans, Afghanistan is a country shrouded in mystery, particularly its women, literally shrouded under a burka, silent and seemingly impenetrable.
June 8, 2013 / Untold Stories
Joshua Kucera
Grantee Joshua Kucera talks about Tajikistan's pursuit of stability, which lately is taking one step forward, two steps back.
June 3, 2013
Ann Peters
Special June issue of Poetry centerpiece of awareness efforts on Afghan women's self-expression through landays: anonymous and spoken, two-line Pashtun poems.