December 5, 2014 /
Joshua Hammer
Joshua Hammer discuses his experience in Mali while working on his project, "Taking Timbuktu: Music, Manuscripts and Madness at the Edge of the Sahara."
August 21, 2014 /
Amanda Ottaway, Amy Maxmen
At the end of another fantastic, collaborative summer with Free Spirit Media, we take a look back at the learning process behind the student-produced documentaries.
Image by Matthieu Aikins. Pakistan, 2014.
March 24, 2014 /
Matthieu Aikins
Karachi is the world’s most violent city, with about 2,000 murders in 2013 as a result of its virulent gang politics. The city’s gangsters are openly linked to Pakistan’s national parties.
March 21, 2013
Sarah Wildman
Jerusalem, the meeting point of three major religions, is always set aside as the final item to be resolved in any discussion of Israeli-Palestinian peace. Have we waited too long?
March 14, 2013
Yochi Dreazen
In northern Mali, far from Western eyes, a powerful Al Qaeda affiliate has managed to carve out what is effectively a new country. What they do with it will determine the future of the war on terror.
January 17, 2013
Louie Palu
Journalist Louie Palu uses his camera to examine security and immigration issues on the U.S.-Mexico border.
December 18, 2012 / Untold Stories
William Wheeler
Bill Wheeler talks about his experience reporting on far-right extremist groups in Europe.
October 30, 2012
Gary Knight, Jeff Howe
The geopolitics of Southeast Asia are shifting rapidly and China's influence can be seen in the shipping routes along the Mekong--and in the soft power it exercises in countries such as Burma.
September 17, 2012
Lauren E. Bohn
After decades of trampled hopes under President Hosni Mubarak, Egyptians are now working to figure out not only what they stand against, but what they stand for.
September 3, 2012
Eve Conant
As a global debate rages over nuclear power's future as a safe and clean energy source, Russia is aggressively pursuing nuclear expansion at home and abroad.
August 9, 2012
Tim Rogers
Pulitzer Center grantee Tim Rogers discusses his reporting from Nicaragua, a country once again under the control of the Sandinistas. Is it moving forward or merely repeating history?
July 20, 2012
Stephen Franklin
Pulitzer Center grantee Stephen Franklin discusses reporting from Turkey, a country facing crises that range from internal political divisions to a massive influx of Syrian refugees on its borders.
July 17, 2012
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.

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