July 28, 2015
Veteran journalist Tim McGirk explains how an ill-considered CIA plan to catch Osama bin Laden in Pakistan led to a polio outbreak that spread beyond borders.
July 27, 2015 /
Seven sisters work as caretakers for children in Dubai so that they can send money to their own families back in the Philippines.
July 18, 2015 /
Palestinian farmer Daoud Nassar discusses the Tent of Nations project, a children's summer camp and organic farm his family runs in the West Bank.
July 14, 2015 /
While Washington warms to Tehran, Riyadh’s young prince is charting a more assertive course for the kingdom.
July 5, 2015 /
A year after ISIS tried to wipe the Yazidi minority off the map, the scarred community is slowly trying to move on.
June 30, 2015 /
The Somali pirates that held Michael Scott Moore captive for 977 days seemed not to care that the US does not negotiate with hostage takers. Should the US overhaul its current hostage policy?
June 29, 2015 /
The White House has softened its protocol regarding families' private payments to hostage takers. Might the policy actually change terrorist behavior?
June 22, 2015
What drives young people to go and fight in Syria? How are governments trying to stop them, and does it work?
June 21, 2015 /
Al Jazeera America
An art activity organized for Yazidi children displaced by ISIL became a grim reminder of how deeply they — and millions of other children in Iraq and Syria — have been traumatized by war.
June 19, 2015 /
When pro-democracy protests failed, one Jordanian teen made a fateful decision: to fight for al-Qaeda.