May 13, 2015 / Untold Stories
Tim McGirk
While in Pakistan reporting on polio, reporter Tim McGirk has an unexpected "dinner" with the father of the country's nuclear weapons program.
May 11, 2015 / Untold Stories
In the wake of World War II, there was one affliction America couldn’t shake: polio. When virologists rallied to fight back, a rift developed between two scientists: Jonas Salk and Albert Sabin.
April 16, 2015 / Untold Stories
Silma Suba
Four university students initiated the Orenda Project to bring education to Afghan Basti in the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, a remote slum inhabited mostly by Afghani refugees.
March 12, 2015 / Untold Stories
Matthieu Aikins
Amid the trash-filled streets, bleak concrete-block storefronts, and grimy open-air workshops, Pakistan’s decorated trucks stand out in their colorful and vibrantly ornate aesthetics.
March 4, 2015 / National Geographic
Tim McGirk
Health workers—many of them women—continue to face bullets and bombs as they inoculate children.
March 2, 2015
Kem Knapp Sawyer, Tim McGirk, Caryle Murphy, Ty McCormick, Matthew Niederhauser
The use of Pakistani health workers in the hunt for Osama bin Laden may have set back the battle against polio—and contributed to a resurgence of the disease in Iraq and Syria.
February 27, 2015 / National Geographic
Tim McGirk, Jason Motlagh
Pakistani doctor's role in health campaign sparked local suspicions that efforts to fight polio were part of a Western plot.
February 25, 2015
Tim McGirk, Jason Motlagh
After dozens of vaccination workers were killed in Afghanistan, polio once again began to spread into the borderlands. The same strain is now re-surfacing in Syria.
February 25, 2015 / National Geographic
Tim McGirk, Jason Motlagh
Volunteers fighting polio in Pakistan are under attack as a result of a U.S. health program to track an al Qaeda leader.
October 6, 2014
Habiba Nosheen, Hilke Schellmann
Pulitzer Center-supported film tells story of rape and a struggle for justice in Pakistan.
July 28, 2014
Habiba Nosheen, Hilke Schellmann, Craig Welch, Steve Ringman
Pulitzer Center documentary and multimedia projects nominated in three categories at the 35th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards.
June 23, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Ivan Sigal
Karachi makes headlines with spectacular terror attacks, but the city's real insecurity problems are more mundane and intractable.
Karachi Circular Railway walkover. Image by Ivan Sigal. Nazimabad, Karachi, 2014.
June 18, 2014
Ivan Sigal
An investigation of Karachi's urban development, tracing a defunct public transport route to explore stories about the city’s growth, its urban present, its rural past and its possible futures.

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