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Za'atari Camp, in Jordan, run by UNHCR for refugees from war in Syria.
Photo Essay

Syrian Refugees by James Nachtwey

Refugee status is temporary, in theory, but without a place to go back to limbo begins to look permanent. James Nachtwey explores the refugee crisis sparked by the war in Syria.

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James Nachtwey for TIME
Photo Essay

Thailand’s Drug Scourge: Photographs by James Nachtwey

TIME contract photographer James Nachtwey documents the rising drug trade in Thailand—and the controversial rehabilitation programs.

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James Nachtwey for TIME
The Backstory

Dispatch from Afghanistan: The Eyes of War

Flight medic Sgt. Billy Raines has witnessed more than his share of the grim consequences of war. But a recent casualty etched a mask of resignation and pity on his young face and transformed his eyes into laser beams of compassion. TIME contract photographer James Nachtwey reports from southern Afghanistan.

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James Nachtwey for TIME
Photo Essay

The Lost Souls of Kabul: Photographs by James Nachtwey

Afghanistan is the leading producer of opium poppy, the raw ingredient of heroin. But lost amid U.S. and NATO efforts to halt drug exports—and remove a lucrative source of revenue for the Taliban— is the alarming growth of addiction within the country.

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James Nachtwey for TIME
The Backstory

When the World Turned Its Back: James Nachtwey’s Reflections on the Rwandan Genocide

In 1994 TIME photographer James Nachtwey witnessed the devastating effects of the Rwandan genocide. Here, the photographer looks back on the tragedy.

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James Nachtwey for TIME
Photo Essay

Wings of Mercy

TIME contract photographer James Nachtwey documents the cruelty of war in Afghanistan while embedded with men of Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 214th Regiment.

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