One of the world's most important collections of biodiverse seeds based in Aleppo, Syria, came under threat as the war reached its door.
A Syrian Family in Greece makes one more risky journey, this time to learn their fate in the European asylum lottery
The Middle East is not condemned to a debilitating cycle of conflict. There is nothing inevitable or unfixable about what ails the states of the region today.
Robert Amos, an American veteran, created American Veterans of Kurdish Armed Forces and lobbied for more military assistance in Syria.
In 2011, a Syrian protest anthem captured the world's attention after being recorded on a phone and uploaded to YouTube. Now, James Harkin reveals the story of the real hero behind the song that rallied the rebels.
Syria's war has become a conflict in which international war crimes carry no consequences.
"Fractured Lands" author Scott Anderson speaks with Democracy Now! about reporting for this project.
"Fractured Lands" author Scott Anderson speaks with Bloomberg's Charlie Rose about his reporting.
Pulitzer Center Grantee Scott Anderson discusses his new story Fractured Lands on PBS NewsHour.
Scott Anderson's foreword to "Fractured Lands," from the August 14, 2016 issue of The New York Times Magazine.
In Assad-controlled regions of Syria, the Lebanese group is making friends, influencing militias, and developing a new model of asymmetric warfare.
The country needs more than the absence of war—Syrians desperately need economic opportunity.
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley will tour high schools and universities with the Pulitzer Center's Executive Director Jon Sawyer starting in February 2017.
From smugglers in Agadez, to factory owners in Turkey, to the Italian and Nigerian mafias in Italy, and small business owners in Greece, people making a killing off the global migrant crisis.
Following the lives of four Syrian refugee mothers and their babies from the day these women gave birth through their newborns’ all-important milestones: first smiles, first meals, first steps.
As 21st century refugees cross Europe with their smartphones, they've left behind a trail of digital breadcrumbs documenting their exile.
Most countries fostering an influx of Syrian refugees are seeing a backlash. Canada is riding a wave of enthusiasm, as people feel empowered to help Syrians in what has become a popular movement.
A secretive team of war crimes investigators smuggled hundreds of thousands of documents out of abandoned government buildings in Syria. Then they built a case against Assad. Will a court take it?
One of the under-reported stories of Syria's Civil War is the deliberate targeting of hospitals by bombers, and the efforts of Syrian-American doctors to help their devastated homeland.
There's a secret revolution occurring in Syria, and it may be the Middle East's greatest hope for achieving secular democracy, protecting women's rights...and beating ISIS. Meet the Kurds of Rojava.
James Harkin reports from Syria, in an exploration of human and cultural loss.
Syrian and other international volunteers travel at their own expense to Syrian refugee neighborhoods to teach war-traumatized children that they are not "the lost generation" but future peace-makers.
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.
Boston University student fellow Selin Thomas documents people on the margins as she tells stories of the Syrian conflict.
Wes Enzinna investigates the Kurdish revolution in Syria by embedding himself as a teacher in an academy in the middle of the warzone.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Mark Johnson discusses his project, "The Healing," on the efforts of a Syrian-born pediatric neurologist to help refugees from Syria who are stuck in the Zaatari camp in Jordan.
Journalist Ben Taub discusses his project, "The Assad Files," the story of how a group of war crimes investigators smuggled 600,000 pages of government documents out of Syria.
Scott Anderson discusses how he chronicles the lives of six people to tell the story of the collapse of the Middle East. "We're all living with the fall-out of what has happened in this region."
Reporter Robin Shulman reports on Canada's enthusiasm to welcome Syrian refugees, as citizens feel empowered to help Syrians in what has become a popular movement.
Grantee Jeanne Carstensen reports on the Syrian refugee crisis and Greece's reaction to the influx of migrants crossing its borders.
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.
Photojournalist Holly Pickett discusses her project with Joanna Kakissis, reporting on Syrian migrants seeking asylum in Europe.
Journalist Alice Su discusses her project "Interim Lives: Refugee Survival in Jordan and Lebanon."
The Islamic State (ISIS) is recruiting increasing numbers of displaced Syrian youth. In many ways, it operates as a darkly militant variant of youth culture rebellion.
Journalists Alisa Roth and Hugh Eakin traveled the perimeter of Syria, to Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan and Northern Iraq to cover the Syrian refugee crisis.
Reese Erlich discusses his reporting on the current turmoil in Syria. His work offers insight into the crisis from the perspective of anti-government protesters as well as regime supporters.
"Invisible Wounds," a report by Save the Children, says that children in Syria are at high risk of developing mental health disorders.
Madeleine Albright and Stephen J. Hadley appeal for bipartisanship in meetings with Pulitzer Center partner schools in Philadelphia.
The Pulitzer Center, along with The New York Times and ACOS (A Culture of Safety Alliance), is providing hostile-environment training for up to 31 freelance journalists.
Teacher Faraz Chaudry describes how he used "Fractured Lands" to examine the unraveling of the Middle East with 8th grade students in Wheeling, IL.
Students at Pulitzer Center partner schools and universities react to the Middle East Strategy Task Force.
KWMU, reports from Nerinx Hall, where Stephen Hadley and Madeleine Albright spoke Wednesday.
Washington University's Student Life reported on the panel discussion of Stephen Hadley and Madeleine Albright, that met a packed crowd at Washington University.
This week: looking at migrants' journeys through Instagram, where is the divide between Asia and Europe? And ending female genital mutilation in Ethiopia.
Pulitzer Center grantees provide insights into the lives of refugees affected by United States' recent ban of migrants from seven countries.
A 9th grade teacher describes how exploring "Fractured Lands" provided her students with a much greater understanding of the Arab world and a platform for improving critical thinking skills.
Executive Director Jon Sawyer joins author of landmark Pulitzer Center-supported reporting project with The New York Times Magazine at Campus Consortium partner.
This film explores the risks sometimes associated with reporting and the conversations reporters wish they had started back home. David Rohde, Michael Scott Moore and Diane Foley are featured.