March 12, 2012 /
Two versions of Salafi Islam, and two visions of the future of Kashmir, are at odds.
January 6, 2012 /
Twenty years after the end of El Salvador’s civil war, an archbishop’s decision to destroy one of the country’s most famous artistic memorials to the war rekindles old debates.
December 19, 2011 /
Despite an end to the civil war five years ago and this year's referendum on independence, South Sudan is beset by difficulties. Photojournalist Cedric Gerbehaye documents the birth of a nation.
December 18, 2011 /
The New Republic
Is a battle between the military and the Muslim Brotherhood what Egyptian citizens had in mind for a new democracy? Ty McCormick looks at the unraveling of a revolution.
December 13, 2011
A gentle, mystical form of Islam commonly practiced by millions in Kashmir is now being challenged by a much more puritanical and doctrinaire version imported from Saudi Arabia.
September 10, 2011 /
Natana DeLong-Bas, Professor of Theology at Boston College, debunks post-9/11 misconceptions of Islam that have persisted in the wake of the terror attacks.
July 9, 2011 /
A message from Northern Sudanese on South Sudan's independence day -- and a plea to Khartoum to let journalists in.
March 8, 2011
During the year that is supposed to determine Afghanistan’s future, Anna Badkhen gives readers a longer look at a deeply fissured nation that has endured war almost incessantly for millennia.
July 21, 2010
"Sudan in Transition” brings in-depth coverage of the cultural, political, economic and legal challenges that loom as Sudan lurches towards likely partition.
April 10, 2010
Searing images capture a disturbing Ugandan trend -- the recent rise of charlatan priests and the child abuse and sometimes murder that have resulted. (This project contains graphic images that may...