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After the Tsunami

After the 2011 disaster, which killed his grandmother and laid waste to his ancestral home, an American journeys to Japan to search for what the tsunami left in its wake.

Mountain of Tongues

Can a nationalist movement from the internet save the world's most scattered people?

This Week in Review: China's Stolen Children

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A Bachelor Nation As Big As Texas

China’s draconian one-child policy helped check population growth in the world’s most populous country, but because of the ancient preference for sons, it has also thrown the country’s gender ratio completely out of whack. Today, for every 100 females in China, there are 120 males. In some areas the ratio is 100 to 150. This means that by 2020, China will have a nation of bachelors as large as the entire population of Texas.

This Week in Review: Iraq after U.S. Troops Withdrawal

Tom Hundley highlights Yochi Dreazen's report that offers a glimpse into the future of Iraq—the one without U.S. troops, but more American consulate employees than most U.S. embassies.

This Week in Review: Arab Spring Continues into Autumn

Tom Hundley highlights recent Pulitzer Center reports that allows the world to perceive international issues—from impacts of deforestation in China to political shifts in Iraq and Egypt—from a local perspective.