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Peacekeeping

What happens after a long conflict and how is peace maintained amid lingering animosity and grief over the lives lost in war? Pulitzer Center stories tagged with “Peacekeeping” deal with efforts to maintain peace and rebuild nations once wars have ended and rebuilding begins. Use the Pulitzer Center Lesson Builder to find and create lesson plans on peacekeeping.

 

October 03, 2016|

San Salvador's Prince of Peace

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 of itself.

January 23, 2017

On Rebuilding the Middle East

Jon Sawyer

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley will tour high schools and universities with the Pulitzer Center's Executive Director Jon Sawyer starting in February 2017.

January 19, 2017

Afghan Peace Talks

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.

November 20, 2015

The Return of Cold War Nuclear Fears

Rachel Oswald

Ongoing U.S.-Russia tensions around Ukraine have spilled over into the nuclear weapons realm, putting at risk decades of post-Cold War effort to foster nuclear predictability, stability, and safety.

November 12, 2015

Sarajevo After the Siege

Elisabeth Zerofsky

A political party that grew out of Sarajevo's re-emerging post-war cultural scene is trying to help build a functional state in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

October 21, 2015

The Handshake and the Fists

Larry Roberts, Rich Lord

Twenty-years after Yitzhak Rabin’s assassination, Israeli society is as divided as ever, and former Pittsburghers now in the Holy Land are on different sides of the schism, reevaluating their dreams.

October 03, 2015

Violence and Hope in El Salvador

Lauren Markham

In a country as violent as El Salvador, many have given up on political solutions to gang warfare. Can the new, young mayor of San Salvador begin to bring about peace in the country’s capital?

July 31, 2015

Rearming: America's New Nuclear Arsenal

Daniel Sagalyn, Jamie McIntyre

The Pentagon plans to replace the current nuclear arsenal, including 12 new nuclear armed submarines in the coming decades. But can the United States afford this and is it necessary?

July 16, 2015

Ukraine: Reforming a Police Force

Misha Friedman, Masha Gessen

Ukraine's government is set to completely change many of the Soviet-style state institutions, but it has a short window of opportunity and the notoriously corrupt police force is its main priority.

May 26, 2015

The Ends of the Earth

Dan Zak

Seven decades ago the Marshall Islands felt what nuclear war would be like. This century they're grappling with the legacy of U.S. bomb tests—while staring down a new threat driven by climate change.

April 14, 2015

What Came of Libya’s ‘Land Grab’ in Mali?

Chris Arsenault

In 2009, Libya bought 100,000 hectares of prime territory in Mali in what critics consider a "land grab". With both countries facing instability: who controls the farm land now?

March 12, 2015

Child Survivors of War Learn Nonviolence, Pluralism, Hope

Lauren Gelfond Feldinger

Syrian and other international volunteers travel at their own expense to Syrian refugee neighborhoods to teach war-traumatized children that they are not "the lost generation" but future peace-makers.

February 19, 2015

Afghanistan: WithDraw

George Butler

What happens when after 13 years a foreign fighting force pulls out of a country and the world turns its attention elsewhere. Life goes on, of course, but what does this look like in Afghanistan?

April 29, 2015|

Meet the Journalist: Chris Arsenault

What happens when investors look for land deals in Africa? Journalist Chris Arsenault looks at what is happening to the Libyan government's 100,00 hectare land grab in Mali.

March 26, 2015|

WithDraw: Meet George Butler

Reportage illustrator George Butler provides a first-hand impression of how things are developing in Afghanistan—and how life continues despite the uncertainty of the country's situation.

June 08, 2016|

News Bites and Lesson Plan of the Week: The Future of Ireland

This week's news bite lesson explores the challenges facing Ireland in the face of the 100-year anniversary of Easter Rising, a rebellion that planted seeds for Ireland's ultimate division into the primarily Catholic Republic of Ireland in the south and primarily Protestant Northern Ireland, which remains part of the United Kingdom.