David Rohde

Will a billion ‘selfies’ cause us to miss history?

December 18, 2013

This week, Ron Haviv described to me the first time one of his photographs changed history.

Honor Mandela by stopping a genocide

December 11, 2013

As South Africans cheered President Barack Obama’s speech at the funeral of Nelson Mandela on Tuesday, a nation of 4.6 million people 2,500 miles north was being torn apart by religious hatred.

From Kiev to Kabul, the promise of prosperity

December 5, 2013

In Kiev, hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians have taken to the streets to demand the government join the European Union, in the hopes it will spur economic growth. In Kabul, Afghan leaders overwhelmingly voted to have American troops remain for another decade, in the hopes they will maintain a “war and aid economy” that has brought them unprecedented riches.