June 6, 2014 /
The kingdom's official version of Islam, Wahhabism, has dampened Saudi creativity and impeded government modernization programs. But reform is in the air.
June 4, 2014
The 21 Pulitzer Center student fellows from our Campus Consortium partners this year will report on a range of complex issues from around the world—from public health to the environment.
May 27, 2014
In February, Pulitzer Center grantee Josh Hammer boarded a UN flight to Kidal, becoming the first journalist to visit the bleak outpost in the Malian desert since last November.
May 22, 2014 /
The New York Review of Books
Josh Hammer documents a deteriorating situation in Mali following the 2012 coup and subsequent takeover by Islamic militants of a large chunk of the country’s north.
May 19, 2014
Last week Turkey began burying the dead from the country’s worst-ever coal mining disaster. The toll is expected to exceed 300.
May 18, 2014 /
Los Angeles Review of Books
A look at the intersection of morality, fertility and abortion: From mega-churches to store-front parishes, religion is big in Nigeria's biggest city.
May 14, 2014 /
A small but worrying number of Iraqi Kurds have joined militant Islamist fighting in Syria. Is it simply religious fervor dictating their choices?
April 25, 2014 /
The librarian revived interest in Mali's illustrious past...then had to save it from jihadists.
April 23, 2014 /
Saudi Arabia’s designation of the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization has mystified many Saudis and complicated the kingdom’s regional policies.
April 15, 2014 /
Guliver’s Travels: Preserving history in Putin’s Crimea. One man's quest to honor the once-mighty Muslim Tatar state.