September 7, 2014 /
Much of what we’ve seen of the Islamic State comes filtered through its own well-oiled media machine. NPR talks with Sebastian Meyer about the images the Islamic State wants the public to see.
September 2, 2014 /
The U.S. military's attention to PTSD is well-documented but Kurdish fighters living with the same disorder haven't received nearly as much care. Arun Rath talks to journalist Jenna Krajeski.
August 21, 2014 /
The most dangerous place in the world for journalists is Syria, where dozens have been killed or kidnapped.
August 19, 2014 /
In Iraq's Kurdistan a small mental health clinic deals with the consequences of multiple traumas over many years.
August 13, 2014 /
The New Republic
When Sunni militants with the Islamic State pushed into northern Iraq, Kurdish peshmerga were tasked with fighting them. But the peshmerga have not always represented a unified Kurdistan.
July 28, 2014 /
Ali Farka Touré and other Malian artists drew inspiration from the Niger, a sinuous waterway that has supported life for thousands of years. Now that Al Qaeda is gone, the music has returned.
July 23, 2014 /
A journey by road, ferry, and military plane across northern Mali reveals the scars of the jihadist occupation—and signs of a still-smoldering conflict.
June 26, 2014 /
In the refugee camps of Iraqi Kurdistan, the insurgents are not often what they seem.
June 23, 2014 /
Chicago Council on Global Affairs
Before the abductions in Nigeria, there was Aboke, Uganda.
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.