August 22, 2014
by Jack Shenker, Jason Larkin

In South Africa's poorest mining communities, fury at the political class is mounting.

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?

August 21, 2014 / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
by Meg Jones, Meghan Dhaliwal

Wisconsin National Guard troops stay in touch with their families via Facebook, Skype, phone calls and email.

August 21, 2014 / Vanity Fair
by James Harkin

The most dangerous place in the world for journalists is Syria, where dozens have been killed or kidnapped.

August 20, 2014 / Foreign Policy
by Ty McCormick

Renewed fighting in the war-torn country has derailed humanitarian relief efforts, and now tens of thousands are facing starvation.

August 20, 2014 / The Atlantic
by Alice Su

Amid the millions of refugees from Syria flooding into Lebanon and Jordan, one minority group is the most marginalized of all. Palestinians are refugees with literally nowhere to go.

August 19, 2014 / Harper's Magazine
by Jenna Krajeski

In Iraq's Kurdistan a small mental health clinic deals with the consequences of multiple traumas over many years.

August 18, 2014 / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
by Meg Jones, Meghan Dhaliwal

Members of the Wisconsin National Guard's 829th Engineer Co. have been in Afghanistan since early June. The weeks on Camp Marmal’s landscape blend into each other.

August 18, 2014 / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
by Meg Jones, Meghan Dhaliwal

Newlyweds Ashlee Volk and Seth McKenzie are both in Afghanistan with the Wisconsin National Guard, but they serve in different platoons stationed in different places.

August 14, 2014 / Sada
by Alice Su

Jordan’s attempt to prioritize Syrian and Iraqis refugees leaves its other asylum seekers underserved.

August 14, 2014
by Alice Su

The flood of refugees created by civil war in Syria has overwhelmed the resourc

August 13, 2014 / The New Republic
by Jenna Krajeski

When Sunni militants with the Islamic State pushed into northern Iraq, Kurdish peshmerga were tasked with fighting them. But the peshmerga have not always represented a unified Kurdistan.

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