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.
May 4, 2012 /
Tim Rogers
Back in power since 2007, Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is leading what he claims is a “second phase of the Sandinista revolution.” Some fear Nicaragua is repeating a cycle of social unrest.
April 16, 2012 /
Tomas van Houtryve
With the same ruthless skill it uses to keep its population in check, North Korea also keeps journalists in the dark. But much can be learned from the outside looking in.
February 26, 2012
Joshua Yaffa
Popular demonstrations against the rule of Vladimir Putin are sweeping across Russia. Will the demands of the middle class protesters force Putin to liberalize—or keep him from returning to power?
November 27, 2011
Ty McCormick
Pulitzer Center grantee Ty McCormick covers Egypt's political transformation by talking with artists who are beginning to show their creativity after years of forced self-censorship.
Nowhere to Run
November 10, 2011
Richard Mosse
Richard Mosse is known for challenging convention on the photojournalist's role. His book Infra, with photographs of Eastern Congo, is as shocking and complex as the conflict it explores.
October 27, 2011
William Wheeler, Ayman Oghanna
The revolution that toppled the regime of Col. Moammar Qaddafi brought Libya a sense of pride, hope and renewed engagement with the West, but ahead lies the challenge of building a democratic...
July 19, 2010
Tracey Eaton
The U.S. government spends millions of dollars every year to boost Cuba's beleaguered pro-democracy movement. Is the money having any impact?
June 22, 2010
Jina Moore
Burundi, Sierra Leone, Guinea Bissau and the Central Africa Republic were the targets of a UN initiative aimed at stabilizing post-conflict countries through comprehensive engagement. This project...
June 12, 2009
Iason Athanasiadis
After a hotly contested presidential election that resulted in street riots and a disputed claim to a renewed mandate by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran stands at a crossroads: between reformis
May 23, 2009
Marco Vernaschi
An international network led by Latin American drug cartels and the Lebanese Islamist group Hezbollah has chosen West Africa, among the poorest and more corrupted corners of the world, as the nexu
December 7, 2008
Ryan Libre, Tim Patterson
The Himalayan foothills of northern Myanmar form the ancestral homeland of the Kachins, an ethnic group that has endured decades of brutal repression at the hands of the Burmese military.
November 15, 2008
Iason Athanasiadis
How does an affluent First World nation-state go from stability to near social collapse in the space of a week?

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