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.
October 31, 2013 / PBS NewsHour
Jon Sawyer
Democratic Republic of Congo is home to the longest-running conflict in Africa. But after decades of battles and more than five million deaths, UN peacekeeping forces are bolstered by a new mandate.
October 30, 2013 / Untold Stories
Jon Sawyer
“We must come here with some will, to take some risks, to take some action.” Excerpts from a Pulitzer Center interview with the UN’s military commander in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Peacekeepers: The Congo Case
October 30, 2013
Jon Sawyer, Kenny Katombe
UN enforcement of "responsibility to protect" has too often focused more on protecting UN troops than civilian populations. In eastern Congo UN military leaders are talking—and taking—a tougher line.
October 30, 2013 / Untold Stories
Jon Sawyer, Kenny Katombe
In the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo is ground zero for one of the world's deadliest, most persistent conflicts. Portraits of some of the players in a long struggle for peace.
October 29, 2013
Mark Schulte, Paul Salopek
This lesson plan has been designed for high school students. The recommended timeframe is 1-3 classes.
October 29, 2013
Mark Schulte, Paul Salopek
This lesson plan has been designed for middle school students. The recommended timeframe is 1-3 classes.
October 29, 2013
Mark Schulte, Paul Salopek
This lesson plan has been designed for elementary school students. The recommended timeframe is 1-3 classes.
October 22, 2013 / Foreign Policy
Jeffrey E. Stern
The fifth in Jeffrey Stern's series of oral histories from Afghans preparing for life after December 2014, when U.S. and NATO combat troops will have left Afghanistan.
October 17, 2013 / Scientific American
Eve Conant
Russian Reactors for Sale: The federation is aggressively selling reactors all over the world.
October 8, 2013 / Untold Stories
Yochi Dreazen
Ahmed Abuhamda, a respected journalist and fixer in Gaza, has spent years working for Western news organizations like the Wall Street Journal and NPR. Now he's decided its time to get out.

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