Newlyweds Ashlee Volk and Seth McKenzie are both in Afghanistan with the Wisconsin National Guard, but they serve in different platoons stationed in different places.
Four Wisconsin National Guard soldiers who served nine months in Afghanistan in 2012-13 have returned less than a year later to help pack up the Afghan War.
Among the 30,000 American troops in Afghanistan are those of the Wisconsin National Guard 829th Engineer Co., whose members are helping to shut down bases and pack up a war.
Convoys in combat zones soon could include remotely controlled vehicles, which intrigues Wisconsin National Guard members helping to wind down the war in Afghanistan.
MIlwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Meg Jones and Pulitzer Center photographer Meghan Dhaliwal embed with a Wisconsin National Guard unit in Afghanistan who are busy packing up a war.
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.
What Afghanistan's election monitors pack for the most pivotal—and dangerous—political contest since 2001.
What does an airport say about a country? More than you might think.
The former Johns Hopkins professor could be Afghanistan's next president. And he's willing to do whatever it takes—including selecting a brutal warlord as a running mate.
Returning to Afghanistan, a reporter did not want her own story to be her last.
A recent attack on a restaurant favored by foreigners in Afghanistan represents a strategic error for the Taliban.
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.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Afghanistan to Haiti.
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.
Hundreds hear from Jon Sawyer and Cynthia Gorney at Wake Forest University community event focused on child marriage.
Too Young To Wed: The Secret World of Child Brides wins second place in the issue reporting multimedia story division of the Pictures of the Year International's photojournalism competition.
Competition organizers challenge entrepreneurs to create technology that solves communication, privacy, and infrastructure problems in the developing world.
Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Afghanistan to Haiti.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Ghana, Bolivia, and Pakistan.
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.
In an interview with WSIU Public Broadcasting, Anna Badkhen said she tries to portray Afghans as complex human beings, not the two-dimensional stick figures that often appear in mainstream media.
PBS Newshour's Hari Sreenivasan interviewed Stephanie Sinclair on her work surrounding the issue of child marriage.
Stephanie Sinclair and Cynthia Gorney discuss the phenomenon of child marriage on NPR's All Things Considered.
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.