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.
Ukraine police
July 7, 2016 / PBS NewsHour
Nick Schifrin, Zach Fannin
Ukraine is waging two wars: one against Russian-backed separatists in the east and another against its own internal corruption.
Zach Fannin (behind the camera) and Nick Schifrin interview Yulia Marushevska, the head of Odessa customs
July 5, 2016
Nick Schifrin, Zach Fannin
On the front lines in eastern Ukraine, where Ukrainian soldiers face off against the self-declared Donetsk People's Republic, the war is being fought like it was a century ago: in trenches.
Maria Ivanova
July 5, 2016 / Hromadske
Misha Friedman
Photo essay about women on new Ukrainian police force.
June 8, 2016
Fareed Mostoufi, Laura Flanders
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...
June 6, 2016 / The New Yorker
Alice Su
The town of Shadian was once marketed as the “little Mecca of the East.” But can its residents really practice their religion in peace?

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