GARY KNIGHT, JEFF HOWE
The geopolitics of Southeast Asia are shifting rapidly and China's influence can be seen in the shipping routes along the Mekong--and in the soft power it exercises in countries such as Burma.
September 17, 2012 /LAUREN E. BOHN
After decades of trampled hopes under President Hosni Mubarak, Egyptians are now working to figure out not only what they stand against, but what they stand for.
September 3, 2012 /EVE CONANT
As a global debate rages over nuclear power's future as a safe and clean energy source, Russia is aggressively pursuing nuclear expansion at home and abroad.
August 9, 2012TIM ROGERSPulitzer Center grantee Tim Rogers discusses his reporting from Nicaragua, a country once again under the control of the Sandinistas. Is it moving forward or merely repeating history?
Pulitzer Center grantee Stephen Franklin discusses reporting from Turkey, a country facing crises that range from internal political divisions to a massive influx of Syrian refugees on its borders.
From afar Turkey is a model for others. But within the country, Turks wrangle over their legacy and future, over freedom of the press and a worsening border crisis testing their resolve and humanity.
A full-throttle nuclear arms race is underway in a region where terrorism, ethnic violence, and border disputes are endemic. But the flashpoint isn't Iran. It's Pakistan and India.
JASON MOTLAGH, STEPHEN SAPIENZA
After years of isolation, Burma is experiencing a political thaw. But in the northern state of Kachin, a brutal war against ethnic minority rebels has only intensified.
Oil in the Caspian Sea is making Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan rich. But with Iran and Russia on the sea, too, is it fueling a naval arms race as well?
AUSTIN MERRILL, PETER DICAMPO
In Ivory Coast—the world’s top cocoa producer—cocoa farmers bore the brunt of a civil war that killed thousands and displaced more than a million. A year after a power transfer, has anything changed?
JAMES WHITLOW DELANO
Suriname, with its pristine environment, has become a pawn in a new Great Game as the balance of power in the Americas shifts from the United States toward China.
Europeans drew Africa’s borders long ago. Today these lines are often deserted and sometimes dangerous. Mali is the legacy: A crumbling state, rump of ancient empire between desert and forest.
JENNIFER MCDONALD, JEN MARLOWE
Materials for teachers and students ahead of filmmaker Jen Marlowe's visit.
"We will illuminate dark places and, with a deep sense of responsibility, interpret these troubled times."
JOSEPH PULITZER III (1913-1993)