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Conflict takes many forms, from disagreements between different political parties to indigenous communities battling government and corporate interests to full-blown warfare. Pulitzer Center grantee stories tagged with “Conflict” feature reporting that covers adversarial politics, war and peace. Use the Pulitzer Center Lesson Builder to find and create lesson plans on conflict.

 

A World Apart

It was a day of connections in Liberia for Pulitzer Center grantee Ruthie Ackerman. She met with relatives of Liberians who fled the 14-year civil war and are trying to make a living in Staten Island.

Meet the Tuckers

Four Liberian brothers have grown up on opposite sides of the ocean — two in Staten Island and others in Liberia. But they prove that opportunities and challenges exist in both communities.

Peter and Jion: From Fighters to Friends

Two Liberian friends are former child soldiers who used to fight for opposing sides. Never formally demobilized, both live on the streets of Monrovia, begging for money and food to live.

From Nowhere to Somewhere

Junior Tucker is Isaiah and Kenje Tucker's brother. While his brothers live in Staten Island, Junior stays In Liberia, where he shares the story of difficulties living in the U.S.

We Could Have Died For Less...

Peter and Jion are two young men who are friends today but were former child soldiers who fought on opposing forces during the civil war. Jion lost his left leg, while Peter lost his right arm.

India: Photographs from Jason Motlagh Part 1

No stranger to hardship, northern Bihar state – India's poorest and most corrupt – is faced with some degree of flooding each year. But none in distant memory compare to this year's monsoon deluge, a symptom of climate change that has affected tens of millions, killed hundreds and exposed the extent of state neglect rooted in class politics.

Al-Anbar

Democracy Now!, a daily radio and TV news program, featured on September 11, 2007 David Enders and Rick Rowley's investigative video on Al-Anbar. Amy Goodman interviewed Rick Rowley in a U.S. broadcast exclusive. The video piece is excerpted from an expose that aired on Al Jazeera English.

Latest developments in southern Philippines

Pulitzer Center Staff

Ryan Anson examines the most recent political and military developments in the southern Philippines in two articles published in the San Francisco Chronicle, Sunday, September 9, 2007.

In "Trying to keep it all in the family dynasty," Ryan reports on a congressman-elect and his two wives -- one the mayor of Isabela City and the other Basilan's new governor -- and the concerns that come with one family's rise in political power.

Why Iraq is Getting Worse

A new civil war between Shiites erupts within the old civil war between Sunnis and Shiites

A cloud of steam rises above the crowd in the 120-degree heat. As their leader approaches the podium, the thousands who have assembled meet him with pledges of their fealty.

Part 1 - Al-Anbar Progress?

"People and Power," an Al Jazeera English program, featured Pulitzer Center grant recipients Rick Rowley and David Enders. Their segment, titled "Al-Anbar Progress?", examines whether the controversial US policy of joining forces with Sunni tribes in Iraq's volatile al-Anbar province has worked, and who is paying the price. The piece first aired on September 9, 2007.