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Ending a War in Afghanistan: The Cleaner

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.

Afghanistan's Growing Identity Crisis

With elections set to determine who will lead Afghanistan after foreign troops withdraw, the government had a plan to ensure legitimacy. Read about how it's been undone by a technicality.

Return to Afghanistan

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.

This Week in Review: After the Oil Is Gone

Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting on United Arab Emirates' renewable energy investment, Afghanistan, the LRA and our new iPad book project on South Sudan.

Social Media Week: Innovations in the Developing World

Competition organizers challenge entrepreneurs to create technology that solves communication, privacy, and infrastructure problems in the developing world.

This Week in Review: New Wave of Protests in Cairo

New Wave of Protests in Cairo

The phrase “Arab Spring” has a felicitous ring to it, but most Middle East analysts understood that it would take more than a season for the region to remake itself. And here at the Pulitzer Center, we understood the need to commit to this important story for the long haul. That is why we have been providing long-term support to journalists Sharif Abdel Kouddous, Ellen Knickmeyer and others who have been covering the Arab Spring from the beginning and who continue to file deeply reported dispatches from the field.

Jason Motlagh interviewed by Kent State online newspaper

Jason Motlagh has only been out of college for six years, but he has already made a successful career for himself as a freelance journalist.

After graduating from college in 2004, he got a job as a fisherman on a commercial fishing boat in Alaska.

“I was looking forward to doing something more concrete after being in college and doing a lot of abstract stuff,” Motlagh said.