The Women Fleeing Saudi Arabia

Pulitzer Center grantee Sarah Aziza discusses what it’s like for women to escape Saudi Arabia when their every move is policed by men.

Desert, Storm

In this investigative history, Prof. Paul Kramer uncovers the ways that the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the "war on terror," siphoned away resources for natural disaster response.

The New Sultan of Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamist Party are more powerful than ever. Is the nation’s democracy under siege?

Madagascar: A Cursed Land

Droughts. Bandits. Locusts. Inside the boom and bust of a Madagascar frontier town.

So Much for the Peaceful Division of Sudan

U.N. peacekeepers have been stationed in Abyei since 2005. But when northern tanks rolled into town on May 21, there was little they could do to protect civilians.

Southern Sudan Comes Together

As the 2011 referendum approaches, can the Southern People's Liberation Movement convince politicians and army commanders who have defected from the movement that they have a future in a new nation?

This Doesn't Look Like Unity

Just months before Sudan's secession referendum, displaced southerners are being harassed for brewing a traditional drink called marissa.