April 27, 2015 by Julia Simon

In Nigeria, great fortunes often point back to the highest offices of government.

March 28, 2015 by Michael Scott Moore

Journalist Michael Scott Moore was held hostage for 32 months by Somali pirates. He is recovering. Will Somalia ever recover?

March 26, 2015 by Matt Black

On September 26, 2014, 43 Mexican students went missing in Iguala, a mountain town in the state of Guerrero. This project explores the long-term issues that gave rise to these events.

March 3, 2015 by Spike Johnson

In Myanmar the use of child soldiers remains commonplace but under increasing international pressure small numbers of them are being released from service, returning to parents who thought them dead.

February 25, 2015 by 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.

December 15, 2014 by Erika Check Hayden

The current Ebola outbreak has been seen through the lens of terror and failure, but the untold stories of the epidemic hold heroism and hope.

November 21, 2014 by Peter Gwin

The Central African Republic is one of the last truly wild places on earth, a sparsely populated country that until recently remained quietly anonymous. So why did it descend into chaos?

September 17, 2014 by Misha Friedman, Dimiter Kenarov

Russia's military annexation of the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine has already upended many lives. LGBT people and drug users are among those most at risk.

August 22, 2014 by Ty McCormick

Less than three years after independence, South Sudan collapsed into civil war. Thousands have died and famine looms on the horizon. Can rebel-leaders-turned-politicians lead the way to peace?

Image by Meghan Dhaliwal. Afghanistan, 2014.
July 29, 2014 by Meg Jones, Meghan Dhaliwal

How do you turn the lights off on a war? Wars end when troops come home, but what happens to all the stuff?

Image by Ekkasit Chaingam. Thailand, 2014.
July 23, 2014 by Richard Bernstein

Thailand is the land of smiles, free elections, and military coups. Why have its efforts at electoral democracy always failed, and can they ever succeed?

Image by Alice Su. Jordan, 2014.
July 15, 2014 by Alice Su

How do refugees mobilize to take care of themselves when aid agencies fail, the international community forgets, and asylum stretches into weeks, months and years?

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