January 19, 2017 / Harper's
May Jeong
What will await Trump in Afghanistan?
January 19, 2017 /
May Jeong
The task of making peace in Afghanistan seem to have fallen on the shoulders of unlikely men. This is the story of their efforts to end the war in Afghanistan.
Sources interviewed in Khartoum describe signs of what they see as a pending relaxation of economic sanctions against the North African country, which has been subject to a comprehensive U.S. trade embargo for nearly 20 years. Image by Kira Zalan. Sudan, 2016.
January 18, 2017 / PRI's The World
Kira Zalan
A new de-radicalization program provides a window into Sudan's efforts to fight extremism, while maintaining legitimacy with its Islamist base.
Nyabany and her daughter wait at a clinic at the U.N. base in Bentiu, South Sudan, on Dec. 18, 2016. Eight-month-old Nyadholi is suffering from severe acute malnutrition. Image by Cassandra Vinograd. South Sudan, 2016.
January 5, 2017 / VICE News
Cassandra Vinograd
For months, Nyabany and her five children had avoided the gunfire. But they were dying all the same.
The USS Michigan, a Trident class nuclear submarine, in for repairs at the naval yards in Washington. Image by U.S. Navy. USA, 2002.
December 7, 2016 / Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Rachel Oswald
For good or ill, the new president's decisions on missile defense will shape the US-Russia relationship and the future of the entire arms control regime.
Richard Bernstein at the Collegiate School of Medicine and Bioscience
December 7, 2016
Richard Bernstein, Mark Schulte
Taiwanese sovereignty became news recently, and because of a recent education tour, St. Louis students were well-prepared to discuss the issue.
October 31, 2016
Wake Forest University's Old Gold and Black covers a visit from Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer and grantee Scott Anderson.
Damage wreaked on Turkey's sovereign parliament, which received a direct hit from a rebel F-16 on the night of the coup. Image by Christopher de Bellaigue. Turkey, 2016.
October 4, 2016
Christopher de Bellaigue
Christopher de Bellaigue discusses his recent travels to Turkey to shed light on the degeneration of democracy not only in that country, but more widely.
October 3, 2016 / Virginia Quarterly Review
Lauren Markham
San Salvador’s upstart mayor, Nayib Bukele, has promised a new way forward for a city besieged by decades of violence. His biggest obstacle, however, may not be the city’s gangs, but the city’s idea...
Erdogan speaking as Prime Minister of Turkey. Photo courtesy of google images.
September 4, 2016 / The Guardian
Christopher de Bellaigue
It's commonly argued that President Erdogan's regime is a perversion of democratic norms. In fact, in the light of burgeoning populism around the world, his demokrasi is the new normal.
August 10, 2016
Fareed Mostoufi, Jane Darby Menton, Mark Schulte
Connect students to this gripping modern history of the Middle East with lesson plans for K-12 and university students.
Yulia Marushevska
July 8, 2016 / PRI's The World
Nick Schifrin, Zach Fannin
The face of Ukraine's 2014 revolution has a new goal: rooting out corruption in Odessa's customs service.
Estonian soldiers
July 8, 2016 / PBS NewsHour
Nick Schifrin, Zach Fannin
Estonia is one of the smallest countries in NATO, and it needs that alliance more than ever.

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