Reports by Pulitzer Center journalists for print, online and broadcast news outlets
October 22, 2014 / Foreign Policy Meghan Dhaliwal
This is what dismantling 10 years of war in Afghanistan looks like.
October 22, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Meg Jones
Thirteen years after Wisconsin’s 829th Engineer Co. deployed to build Afghanistan’s war infrastructure, they’re back to tear it apart and take it home.
October 21, 2014 / Harper's
James Harkin
How did a terror organization considered too bloody for Al Qaeda morph into something like a government with its own territory—and with troops at the border of a NATO member state?
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May 14, 2010 / Foreign Policy
Philip Shishkin
It's been more than a month since the storming of the presidential palace in Bishkek. But the aftershocks of the uprising are still rattling Kyrgyzstan. Earlier this week, new clashes broke out over...
May 14, 2010 / The Lancet
Samuel Loewenberg
View accompanying slideshow Indigenous women in Mexico's poorest states face health challenges on many fronts because of abject poverty, poor education, and a dire shortage of medical staff. Samuel...
May 14, 2010 / The Lancet
Samuel Loewenberg
Growing up in the mountain village of San Juan Quiahije, in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, Maricela Zurita Cruz saw from an early age the special health burdens that affect women there. The...
May 14, 2010 / Frontline
Alexandra Poolos
Alexandra Poolos, for the Pulitzer Center When I traveled to Kyrgyzstan a few years ago, I had reservations about meeting with Edil Baisalov. At the time, he had lost his funding support through a...
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May 13, 2010 / GlobalPost
Haley Sweetland Edwards
Yemen is the most gorgeous place you'll probably never visit. In the north and east, the walled-cities of Sana'a and Shibam, both UNESCO Heritage sites, rise up out of the desert, all filigree and...
May 10, 2010 / Des Moines Register
Philip Brasher
The bitter battle that seed giants Monsanto Co. and Pioneer Hi-Bred wage for the hearts and pocketbooks of farmers doesn't end in the United States. They're going at it in Africa, too. The profit...
May 10, 2010 / Des Moines Register
Philip Brasher
The landscape in this area east of Johannesburg, a slightly rolling plain with fields of tall corn, could almost pass for the American Midwest. Except for one feature - the giant yellowish mounds...
May 9, 2010 / Des Moines Register
Philip Brasher
There's nothing like rain to wreck the field trial of a crop designed to resist drought. So an arid plain south of Nairobi is considered a good place to test drought-resistant biotech corn seeds: It...
May 9, 2010 / Des Moines Register
Philip Brasher
Fog shrouds the terraced hills, and a stream is swollen from the rain that fell overnight, but the damage of a drought that left 10 million Kenyans dependent on food aid is still evident. On many of...
May 9, 2010 / Des Moines Register
Philip Brasher
In Iowa, corn is king. In eastern and southern Africa, it's more important than that. Americans feed corn to livestock or turn it into motor fuel or a sweetener for soft drinks. Africans eat it....

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