Image by Ekkasit Chaingam. Thailand, 2014.
July 23, 2014 /
Richard Bernstein
Thailand is the land of smiles, free elections, and military coups. Why have its efforts at electoral democracy always failed, and can they ever succeed?
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.
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.
December 12, 2013 / CBC News
Mellissa Fung
Five years after her kidnapping, journalist Mellissa Fung returns to Afghanistan to complete the story she started at the time. See what she discovered, and how things have changed.
December 5, 2013 / Untold Stories
Roger Thurow
Roger Thurow reflects on "the serenity of a man resolute in his convictions," a leader who walked to freedom believing that "the right of people to differ from us must be preserved."
December 3, 2013 / Smithsonian
Yochi Dreazen
We normally think of the West Bank in terms of politics, but it's gaining a reputation for something different: producing Israel's best wines. The question is whether they're actually from Israel.
November 27, 2013 / Reuters
David Rohde
Obama and Kerry have proven that they can set the stage for major conflict breakthroughs. Will they be able to deliver a final deal?
November 25, 2013 / Reuters
David Rohde
Critics say he's pompous, reckless, and a tilter at windmills. But his relentlessness may end up making him the most consequential secretary of state in years.
November 17, 2013 / Untold Stories
Devon Smith
"We’re still a divided society 15 years after the Good Friday Agreement," says Sammy Douglas, a Protestant politician from East Belfast.
Image by Devon Smith. Northern Ireland, 2013.
November 17, 2013
Devon Smith
It has been 15 years since the end of Northern Ireland's Troubles yet in Belfast, a city carved by "Peace Walls," the tension is still palpable.
November 6, 2013 / PBS NewsHour
Jon Sawyer
Gwen Ifill talks with Jon Sawyer about the end of an armed rebellion in eastern Congo--and what it means for the security overall of that long-troubled region.
November 4, 2013
Tom Hundley
Setting aside a dismal record of failure, incompetence and indifference, UN peacekeeping troops and the Democratic Republic of Congo's army seem to have finally joined forces to protect civilians.

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