Nicholas Kristof's Top Stories

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  1. Petraeus: Use Al Qaeda Fighters to Beat ISIS
    To take down the so-called Islamic State in Syria, the influential former head of the CIA wants to co-opt jihadists from America’s arch foe. Members of al Qaeda’s branch in Syria have a surprising advocate in the corridors of American power: Retired...
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  2. 10,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees after author's call
    Ten thousand Icelanders have offered to welcome Syrian refugees into their homes, as part of a Facebook campaign launched by a prominent author after the government said it would take in only a handful. After the Icelandic government announced last...
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  3. U.A.E. Takes Lead in Leaderless Southern Yemen
    ADEN, Yemen—At checkpoints across this war-racked city in southern Yemen, local fighters wearing flip-flops and carrying Kalashnikov rifles fly the flag of the United Arab Emirates. Some of the men fighting the pro-Iranian Houthi militia have taken...
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  4. France: Hungary refugee fence not even fit for animals
    Deep divisions persist within the European Union as thousands of distraught refugees arriving from war-torn countries, mainly Syria, continued to head towards Western Europe via the continent's southern frontiers. The Frence foriegn minister on...
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  5. STUDY: TV News Coverage Of Economic Issues Rose In First Half Of 2015
    Cable and network TV news devoted more segments to coverage of economic issues during the first half of 2015 compared to the last six months of 2014, an increase driven by heightened public interest in the debate over economic inequality and a flurry...
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