Despite death threats and firebombs, Aziz Royesh and his school are symbols of success in a country that is starving for education.
George Butler's ink-and-watercolour scenes bring a new depth to reportage more often the preserve of combat photographers.
George Butler returns to Afghanistan at the end of 2014 to depict the war. His drawings show people washing for prayers, shopping, farming, building, living and learning.
Is drawing better than photography at recording the news?
These drawings show life a pace back from the violence of war: people washing, praying, working, suffering and laughing. It's a part of Afghanistan we are not always familiar with.
This is what dismantling 10 years of war in Afghanistan looks like.
Thirteen years after Wisconsin’s 829th Engineer Co. deployed to build Afghanistan’s war infrastructure, they’re back to tear it apart and take it home.
The three have been inseparable since a National Guard recruiter visited their school. They’re still together, in a way, in Afghanistan.
Wisconsin National Guard’s 829th Engineer Co. is back in Afghanistan shutting down America’s longest war.
Members of Wisconsin National Guard’s 829th Engineer Co., now stationed in Afghanistan, wonder if they will be sent to Iraq next.
Meg Jones offers news and notes from her 2014 visit to Wisconsin troops in Afghanistan.
Wisconsin National Guard troops stay in touch with their families via Facebook, Skype, phone calls and email.
The Taliban is not the only threat facing Afghanistan. The rise in poppy cultivation places the country at risk of moving from narco-economy to narco-state, and as eradication efforts continue to prove wildly unsuccessful, the threat increases. Yet the reasons for poppy's growing influence in the country are not...
Across Afghanistan suicide attacks are on the rise and in much of the country U.S.-allied forces confront a revived Taliban. A surprising exception is the eastern province of Khost, a hotbed of insurgent activity and al-Qaida ties since before 9-11 but today an unlikely oasis of hope in a...
We know that carbon dioxide emissions are affecting the planet’s climate. Now it appears that these carbon emissions are also altering the chemistry of our oceans.
Eliza Griswold and Seamus Murphy win for their collection of landays in Poetry magazine's June 2013 issue.
Pulitzer Center grantees Eliza Griswold and Seamus Murphy introduced us to the landay — a centuries-old oral poetic tradition from Afghanistan.
Special June issue of Poetry centerpiece of awareness efforts on Afghan women's self-expression through landays: anonymous and spoken, two-line Pashtun poems.
Executive Director Jon Sawyer introduces a standout project on Afghan landay poetry by grantees Eliza Griswold and Seamus Murphy, to which Poetry magazine have dedicated the entire June issue.
Executive Director Jon Sawyer shares highlights from this week's reporting— trucking across Pakistan, fake drugs in India and more.
Senior Editor Tom Hundley shares a dispatch from world-walker Paul Salopek, a fracking report from Poland and news of Anna Badkhen's forthcoming account of her year in Oqa, Afghanistan.
This April, explore the world's underreported issues through poetry.
Pulitzer Center journalist Jason Motlagh discusses his reporting with over 1,000 students in Philadelphia and Chicago.
This Week in Review: Borderlands
The Pulitzer Center staff share their favorite photos from 2012.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Afghanistan and the Kachin state in Burma.