Afghan president Hamid Karzai backs a Wahabist warlord as his successor. Why there's more to his latest move than meets the eye.
The first in a series of curated oral histories from Afghans preparing for life after December 2014, when U.S. and NATO combat troops will have left Afghanistan.
Speaking to the wrathful oracle who advises the Dalai Lama on policy.
A reporter's wild truck ride from Karachi to Kabul.
Read a reporter's wild journey in the back of a Pakistani truck from Karachi to Kabul through the treacherous Afghanistan-Pakistan borderlands.
Photographer Tomas van Houtryve began exploring North Korea's borders after two trips inside the country in 2007 and 2008.
Amid the drug palaces of northern Mali, it's easy to see why this war will be hard to win.
Northern Mali is currently the largest al Qaeda-controlled space in the world and could become a "permanent haven for terrorists and organized criminal networks."
A masterful blend of reportage and history from one of the world's newest front lines in the war on terror -- the endangered African country of Mali.
As the drug war continues, photographer Louie Palu documents those caught in the middle.
For a journalist embarking on a seven-year journey to retrace the footsteps of early humans, the biggest obstacles are man-made.
A reporter crosses the treacherous Pakistan-Afghanistan border by truck.