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July 17, 2012

Turkey: The Crisis at Home

Stephen Franklin

From afar Turkey is a model for others. But within the country, Turks wrangle over their legacy and future, over freedom of the press and a worsening border crisis testing their resolve and humanity.

July 02, 2012

Youth Narratives of the Greek Crisis

Edith Ismene Nicolaou-Griffin

In a changing political and social environment Greek youth face the consequences of the debt crisis and at the same time re-examine their identity and values.

June 21, 2012

Opportunity and Oppression in a Divided Kurdistan

Jenna Krajeski

Iraq's Kurds are in business while Turkey and its own Kurdish population are at war. Will success in Iraqi Kurdistan ease tension in Turkey, or will it break an ethnic bond?

April 04, 2012

Scotland: Going, Going...

Tim Judah

Scotland is set for a vote on independence. It is expected to take place in 2014, meaning that the United Kingdom could be dissolved in 2015. Tim Judah looks at defense and foreign policy implications.

May 02, 2011

Toxic Riches

Dimiter Kenarov, Nadia Shira Cohen

Poorly regulated mining and refining facilities are causing enormous devastation, while corporate interests are pushing ever harder to exploit the untapped mineral resources of the continent.

February 25, 2011

A Soldier’s Gift

Meg Jones

An American military medical facility has become one of the most active organ donor hospitals in Germany. That’s because a high percentage of mortally wounded U.S. troops are donating their organs in a country where organ donation is still a verboten topic.

August 12, 2010

The Price of White Eggs

Scott Carney

The price of a human egg depends on the characteristics of the donor. Eggs harvested from white college students can sell for as much as $100,000. But there’s a cheaper way to get them.

September 15, 2009

Heat of the Moment

Daniel Grossman

Planet Earth's average temperature has risen about one degree Fahrenheit in the last fifty years. By the end of this century it will be several degrees higher, according to the latest climate research. But global warming is doing more than simply making things a little warmer.

May 18, 2009

Latvia: Coping with Economic Collapse

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. It entered the European Union in 2004 and for several years thereafter posted one of Europe's highest growth rates, fueled by access to cheap credit and domestic...

This Week in Review: Russian Icebreakers

Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting, from nuclear-powered icebreakers in Russia to trampled human rights in Turkey.