March 17, 2014 / Untold Stories
Alia Malek
An artist asks, "Why were we Armenian, but living in the U.S? Why was our family in Syria? What were these family stories of exile and slaughter? Why weren’t they in the history books of my youth?"
Image by Boryana Katsarova. Ukraine, 2014.
March 6, 2014 /
Dimiter Kenarov, Boryana Katsarova
Edging to the brink of civil war, Crimea has turned into a geopolitical crisis, perhaps the gravest threat to peace in Europe since the end of the Cold War.
February 24, 2014 /
Callum Macrae
In response to censorship, creators of the documentary No Fire Zone have decided to release the film for free streaming in regions where the ban on the film has been implemented.
August 15, 2013 / Marketplace
Alisa Roth
Turkey's Syrian refugees struggle to adapt to their new home.
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.
August 14, 2013 / Marketplace
Alisa Roth
Turkey has been helping more than half a million refugees since the Syrian conflict began two years ago. But how long will Turkey keep its doors open?
August 13, 2013 / Marketplace
Alisa Roth
So many Syrian refugees have moved into the Turkish city of Gaziantep since the war that locals now call it "Little Aleppo." How long will the hospitality and neighborhood-friendliness last?
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 2, 2013 / Foreign Policy
Jeffrey E. Stern
The first in a series of curated oral histories from Afghans preparing for life after December 2014, when U.S. and NATO combat troops will have left Afghanistan.
July 30, 2013 / Dowser
Nick Swyter
Members of Panama’s largest indigenous group, the Ngäbe-Buglé, block the country’s main roadway to protest mining and hydroelectric projects.
Image by Nick Swyter. Panama, 2013.
July 30, 2013
Nick Swyter
Panama is confronting its electricity crisis by constructing a major dam near a territory designated for the Ngäbe-Buglé, an indigenous people who believe the dam will threaten their way of life.
July 30, 2013
Yves Eudes, Olivier Truc
Global warming is happening faster around the Arctic Ocean than anywhere else. To adjust to this new climate, local communities must change the way they live and work – for better and for worse.
July 23, 2013
Jeffrey E. Stern
Foreign troops are leaving Afghanistan. As the decade-long effort to secure the country draws to a close, how are Afghanistan’s most vulnerable communities preparing for the challenges that lie ahead...