Projects

Launched August 29, 2009 Jason Maloney, Kira Kay
It has been 14 years since the Dayton Peace Accords, brokered at an Ohio Air Force base, ended the brutal civil war in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Launched August 28, 2009 Matthias Bruggman, Nir Rosen
Nir Rosen embedded with American troops in Afghanistan to observe the COIN strategy first-hand, and to explore how, and if, it is in fact working.
Launched August 14, 2009 Deena Guzder
Deena Guzder exposes how the economic crisis has changed the nature of sex tourism in Thailand.
Launched August 11, 2009 Jason Maloney, Kira Kay
This project was produced in partnership with the Bureau for International Reporting.
Launched July 23, 2009 Jason George, Christopher Booker
In the arctic, warmer weather has already reshaped fauna and flora zones, and sea ice melted last year at the highest levels in modern history.
Launched July 14, 2009 Stine Eckert
As U.S. citizens missed their chance to elect a woman for president for the first time in 2008, Bangladeshis elected a female prime minister past December for the fourth time.
Launched June 24, 2009 Shaun McCanna
If a strong educational system is key to a country's success, there is every reason to worry about Afghanistan's future.
Launched June 24, 2009 Tracy Boyer
Nestled in a remote northern Honduras valley, Santa Lucia and the surrounding area are home to 20,000 rural inhabitants. These families rely solely on their agrarian skills for a subsistent living. According to UNICEF, over one-third of Honduran infants are malnourished due to this indigenous...
Launched June 16, 2009 Marco Vernaschi
Sub-Saharan Africa, the poorest region on Earth, is a place where more than 600,000 women die in pregnancy or childbirth every year due to lack of proper care and only 30 percent of the population
Launched June 12, 2009 Iason Athanasiadis
After a hotly contested presidential election that resulted in street riots and a disputed claim to a renewed mandate by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran stands at a crossroads: between reformi
Launched June 11, 2009 Tristan McConnell, Narayan Mahon
Somaliland, a breakaway region of Somalia, is Africa’s only fully unrecognized country. After breaking away from Somalia and claiming independence in 1991, the Somaliland government, in stark contrast to the failed state of Somalia, has constructed many facets of a functioning, stable state....
Launched June 10, 2009 Ernest Waititu
Kenya's Kakuma Refugee Camp was for years among the world's most famous, home to the "Lost Boys" of southern Sudan and as many as 90,000 refugees and displaced persons.
Launched June 7, 2009 Sonali Kudva
In September 2007, the government of Maharashtra, India, invited bids from private companies for the completion of the Nira-Deogarh water project in the Satara district of Maharashtra.
Launched May 23, 2009 Marco Vernaschi
An international network led by Latin American drug cartels and the Lebanese Islamist group Hezbollah has chosen West Africa, among the poorest and more corrupted corners of the world, as the nexu
Launched May 18, 2009 Akim Aginsky, Kristina Rizga
For more than a decade the ex-Soviet republic of Latvia was a poster child of seamless transition to a prosperous post-Communist world.
Launched May 11, 2009 Anna-Katarina Gravgaard, William Wheeler
The majority of India's water sources are polluted. A lack of access to safe water contributes to a fifth of its communicable diseases.
Launched May 4, 2009 Mary Wiltenburg
When Bill Clinton Hadam's refugee family was approved for resettlement in the U.S., the boy's parents faced a "Sophie's Choice" dilemma: him or his sister.
Launched May 3, 2009 Jason Motlagh
In 2008, there were over 2,100 civilians casualties across Afghanistan. US airstrikes accounted for 552 deaths, up more than 70% compared to the year before.
Launched April 21, 2009 David Rochkind, Sacha Feinman
Once a sleepy agricultural town, the entire economy of Altar, Sonora is, at this point, based on human smuggling.
Launched April 17, 2009 Orlando de Guzman
Sulu is an archipelago of some 900 islands and has been the target of an American-assisted counter-insurgency program for the past 4 years.
Launched April 13, 2009 Sean Gallagher
Desertification is one of the most important environmental challenges facing the world today, however it is arguably the most under-reported.
Launched April 10, 2009 Scott P. Harris
In talking about the Real IRA, the splinter group that took responsibility for the March 7 attack on an army barracks outside of Belfast that left two soldiers dead, Chief Constable Sir Hugh Orde
Launched April 8, 2009 Brendan Borrell
The black rhino is emblematic of how civil war and corruption in Africa decimate endangered animal populations and rob local economies of potential sources of income.
Launched April 5, 2009 Fred de Sam Lazaro
Fred de Sam Lazaro presents a series of reports from around the world, examining the intersections of food, food policy, and food security.