On War and Peace

Reporter Kira Zalan preparing for an interview at the Islamic Fiqh Council in Khartoum.
March 24, 2017
by Kira Zalan

Kira Zalan traveled to Sudan to report on radicalization, a problem for many communities in different regions of the African continent.

Internally displaced South Sudanese walk past a U.N. peacekeeper in Bentiu. Image by Cassandra Vinograd. South Sudan, 2016.
March 22, 2017 / Newsweek
by Cassandra Vinograd

Charles believed in the rebels' mission—but he never wanted to become one.

A boy stands in the village of al Ghayil in Yemen where U.S. Navy SEALs, attack helicopters, and drones launched an operation on January 29. Image by Iona Craig. Yemen, 2017.
March 22, 2017 / Poynter
by Iona Craig

Iona Craig, who reported on the aftermath of the botched Navy SEAL raid in Yemen for The Intercept, was interviewed by Poynter about her experience freelancing in the Middle East.

A still image from the Pulitzer Center supported animated short about the Panama Papers.  Image by Carrie Ching.  United States, 2016. 
March 22, 2017
by Jeff Barrus, Carrie Ching

The International Consortium for Journalists, Elliott Woods, Malia Politzer and Emily Kassie, and Ben Taub all won 2017 Overseas Press Club Awards.

March 17, 2017
by Geneive Abdo

Journalist Geneive Abdo reports from Egypt, where despite an insignificant Shi'a presence, there is growing alarm among Sunni religious figures about the Shi’a threat.

A soldier walks through an alley in the vicinity of Methar Lam. Image by Cpl. James L. Yarboro. Afghanistan, 2005.
March 17, 2017
by May Jeong

President Trump is inheriting a war in Afghanistan that is entering its 16th year. Why are we still there and who are some of the actors trying to end the conflict?

Image by Lauren Gelfond Feldinger. Jordan, 2014.
March 16, 2017
by Ifath Sayed

"Invisible Wounds," a report by Save the Children, says that children in Syria are at high risk of developing mental health disorders.

Formerly Jamestown South, Hardy Hall was renamed in 2016 for William & Mary Dean Carroll Hardy who worked to improve diversity efforts on campus. Image by Kayla Sharpe. United States, 2016.
March 15, 2017 / Untold Stories
by Kayla Sharpe

Colleges delve into their long and sometimes complicated history with slavery, aiming to educate their students about the past and reshape goals for the future.

Mabkhout Ali al Ameri stands with his 18-month-old son, Mohammed, in the village of al Ghayil in Yemen’s al Bayda province. Mabkhout’s wife, Fatim Saleh Mohsen, was shot in the back of the head by helicopter gunship fire as she fled with Mohammed in her arms during a U.S. raid. Image courtesy of The Intercept. Yemen, 2017.
March 15, 2017
by Ifath Sayed, Iona Craig

Pulitzer Center grantee Iona Craig's reporting on U.S. raid in Yemen has received coverage from major media outlets.

Former National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, and Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer at Washington University discussing "A New Approach to the Middle East." Image by Lauren Shepherd. United States, 2017.
March 13, 2017
by Ifath Sayed

CBS Philly covered the Pulitzer Center-sponsored discussion with Madeleine Albright and Stephen Hadley.

Children in the rubble of houses in the village of al Ghayil, Yemen. Image by Iona Craig/The Intercept. Yemen, 2017.
March 12, 2017 / BBC
by Iona Craig

Iona Craig reports from the largely abandoned village of al Ghayil, Yemen, speaking to those who survived the raid by U.S. forces.

Former National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, and Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer at Washington University discussing "A New Approach to the Middle East". Image by Lauren Shepherd. St. Louis, Mo., 2017.
March 10, 2017
by Evey Wilson

Madeleine Albright and Stephen J. Hadley appeal for bipartisanship in meetings with Pulitzer Center partner schools in Philadelphia.