April 21, 2014 /
Jina Moore
Investors have made millions suing the world's poorest countries over bad debts—but these so-called vulture funds may not be as bad as they sound.
April 16, 2014 / Untold Stories
Aaron Ross, Rijasolo
What happens to an aid-dependent country when the tap suddenly runs dry? See for yourself, as Aaron Ross and Rijasolo hit the road in Madagascar.
Image by David Rochkind. Vietnam, 2014.
April 15, 2014 /
David Rochkind, Jens Erik Gould
Vietnam has less than 30 percent of the funding needed to fight tuberculosis. Only able to finance the most basic treatment programs, the country may soon be faced with the spread of a drug-resistant
September 1, 2013 / The Washington Post
Jennifer Miller
Ten years ago Laura Spero decided to bring badly needed oral health care to remote Nepali villages. She had no idea what challenges lay ahead.
September 1, 2013 / The Atlantic
Jeffrey E. Stern
Dodging potholes, hustlers, and the Taliban—Jeffrey Stern explains how to drive in a country going through a military withdrawal.
August 29, 2013 / The New York Review of Books
Hugh Eakin
While the dramatic images of refugees pouring into Northern Iraq are new, Northern Iraq’s troubled relations with Syria—and Syria’s Kurds—are not.
August 28, 2013
Jacob Kushner
What does China see in Congo, the world’s poorest nation? An opportunity for big business. Learn more in a new e-book from Jacob Kushner.
August 27, 2013
Joanne Silberner
New e-book available on cancer's global footprint from Joanne Silberner, Pulitzer Center and PRI's The World.
August 23, 2013 / Untold Stories
Luke Messac
A rural Malawian mission clinic demonstrates the devastating effects of user fees on access to health care.
August 15, 2013 / The New York Review of Books
Hugh Eakin
While the conflict in Syria has deeply divided the Middle East, the refugee crisis it has produced is forcing the opposing sides to work together outside Syria’s borders.
Image by Alisa Roth. Turkey, 2013.
August 13, 2013
Alisa Roth, Hugh Eakin
At least 1.5 million people have fled the conflict in Syria. Most have taken refuge in Jordan, Turkey and Lebanon, where they are straining resources and raising concerns about regional stability.
August 13, 2013
Kathleen E. McLaughlin
Reporter Kathleen McLaughlin looks at how China's efforts to provide medical aid to Africa have been corrupted by fake drugs.
August 11, 2013 / The New York Times
Vanessa M. Gezari
Vanessa Gezari, author of a new book on the Afghanistan murder of social scientist Paula Loyd, says the US military still stumbles through an Afghan culture it barely understands.

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