July 22, 2014 / Untold Stories
Dan Grossman, Alex MacLean
A trillion dollars worth of heavy crude has attracted the world's oil titans to western Canada. The impact is colossal.
May 28, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Jeffrey E. Stern
The seventh in Jeffrey Stern's series of oral histories from Afghans preparing for life as US and NATO forces leave Afghanistan. With special guest contributor Moh. Sayed Madadi.
April 21, 2014 / Untold Stories
Boryana Katsarova
Photojournalist Boryana Katsarova documented the events leading up to Crimea's secession from Ukraine.
January 23, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Jeffrey E. Stern
A recent attack on a restaurant favored by foreigners in Afghanistan represents a strategic error for the Taliban.
January 21, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Jeffrey E. Stern
With elections set to determine who will lead Afghanistan after foreign troops withdraw, the government had a plan to ensure legitimacy. Read about how it's been undone by a technicality.
January 20, 2014 / Truthdig
Reese Erlich
The Syrian peace talks in Switzerland are mired in turmoil and controversy before they even began.
January 20, 2014 / The Friday Times
Beenish Ahmed
Fifteen-year-old Aitzaz Hasan gave up his life to stop a suicide bomber outside of his school. His family is honored by his sacrifice, but also filled with grief.
January 15, 2014 / Reuters
David Rohde
The centerpiece of Obama's foreign policy for the next three years is clear: a nuclear agreement with Iran. Will Congress wreck it?
January 13, 2014 / Brookings Institution | Up Front
Marvin Kalb
Pulitzer Center's Marvin Kalb discusses how Israel and Palestine could make inroads towards what has long been considered the ultimate pipe dream: peace in the Middle East.
January 9, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Jeffrey E. Stern
An Afghan drug counselor: The sixth in a series of oral histories from Afghans preparing for life after December 2014, when U.S. and NATO combat troops will leave the country.
January 2, 2014 / Untold Stories
Reese Erlich
Correspondent Reese Erlich reports from Damascus on the growing sectarian divide and future prospects for peace.
December 24, 2013
Eben Harrell, David E. Hoffman
Will leftover plutonium from the Cold War fall into the hands of terrorists? Journalists David Hoffman and Eben Harrell discuss their reporting in Kazakhstan.
December 16, 2013 / Deutsche Welle
Reese Erlich
Syrian Christians now fear extremist rebels more than the government. Reese Erlich reports on shifting attitudes among the country's Christian minority.

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