August 29, 2012 /
While Turkey's Kurds see hope across the border in Iraqi Kurdistan, the region's veteran transplants remain skeptical about the future of Kurdistan.
August 28, 2012 /
A civil war grinds on in northern Burma's Kachin state despite political reforms in the capital. Here's part one of two dispatches from both sides of the conflict.
August 15, 2012 /
For Kurds in Iraq, Turkey's Kurdish region is famous for two things: decades of armed resistance to the Turkish state and excellent hospitals.
August 14, 2012 /
A small West African country leads the Mali peace process. Burkina Faso’s growing reputation for stability and influence in West Africa is a sharp contrast to its image 20 years ago.
July 12, 2012 /
Some 75,000 ethnic Kachins have been displaced in northern Burma (also known as Myanmar) and another 10,000 have fled across the Chinese border. Is this the new, “softer” Burma?
June 30, 2012 /
The Rohingya, a Muslim minority from Rakhine State in western Burma, are recognized by human rights organizations as one of the most oppressed ethnic groups in the world.
June 26, 2012 /
The Habur Gate border crossing between Turkey and Iraq is a lifeline for Turkey's border towns and, for the Kurds who live in them, the gateway to a free Kurdistan.
June 21, 2012
Iraq's Kurds are in business while Turkey and its own Kurdish population are at war. Will success in Iraqi Kurdistan ease tension in Turkey, or will it break an ethnic bond?
June 18, 2012 /
A rebellion in Mali has carved out a new territory in West Africa and created a new wave of refugees. A Tuareg man, once "a great rebel soldier," now a refugee in Burkina Faso, tells his story.
June 9, 2012 /
With thousands of active fighters, the insurgency in Dagestan is now reportedly the largest in the Caucasus.