May 10, 2012 /
Kazakhstan's ambitious president, Nursultan Nazarbayev, is spending freely on new weapons. He also wants his country to build a world-class armaments industry.
May 10, 2012 /
At KADEX, Kazakhstan's military exposition hosted near the capital of Astana, the country's plans to beef up its military were on display.
May 10, 2012
Oil in the Caspian Sea is making Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan rich. But with Iran and Russia on the sea, too, is it fueling a naval arms race as well?
April 27, 2012 /
Now that Russia has turned its attentions to regional politics, it is becoming apparent that the most effective opposition forces will come from those who are part of the system or close to it.
April 24, 2012 /
A day in the life of Abdullah Demirbas, the pro-Kurdish mayor of the Sur district in the southeastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir.
April 18, 2012
Pulitzer Center grantee Jenna Krajeski talks about how she became interested in the Kurdish "stone-throwing kids"--children imprisoned as adults under Turkey's harsh anti-terror laws.
March 30, 2012 /
Diyarbakır’s 1.5 million Kurdish residents are isolated from western Turkey; they are dismissed, vilified, feared. Now they are on TV.
March 19, 2012 /
The recent presidential election in Russia represented the end of large demonstrations that have characterized the anti-Putin movement and the beginning of a strategic approach to spark reform.
March 16, 2012
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, Ghana and Turkey.
March 13, 2012 /
Can Putin's opposition maintain the momentum needed to build new alternatives for civil society?