October 30, 2015
Karachi, Pakistan's largest city, is home to a virulent breed of gangster politics.
October 7, 2015 /
Karachi's streets contain a complex weave of symbols and imagery, for those who know how to read them.
August 17, 2015 /
Meet the mobsters who run the show in one of the world's deadliest cities.
July 28, 2015
Veteran journalist Tim McGirk explains how an ill-considered CIA plan to catch Osama bin Laden in Pakistan led to a polio outbreak that spread beyond borders.
June 5, 2015 /
After suffering 13,500 killings in five years, a group of local residents in Karachi uses art and culture to reclaim restricted public spaces for the community.
May 28, 2015 /
A Pakistani military offensive uprooted 900,000 tribesmen from areas under Taliban-control, giving health workers in Bannu a rare opportunity to vaccinate people beyond their reach.
May 13, 2015 /
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 /
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 /
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 /
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.