Nicholas Kristof's Top Stories

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  1. The Middle East Interview: President Obama on ISIS, Iran, and Israel
    On Israel, Obama endorsed, in moving terms, the underlying rationale for the existence of  a Jewish state, making a direct connection between the battle for African American equality and the fight for Jewish national equality. “There’s a direct line...
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  2. Secrets, the C.I.A. and The New York Times
    Since 9/11, the United States’ “war on terror” has become the overarching news story of our time. As the nation’s dominant news organization, The Times deserves, and gets, intensive scrutiny for how it has handled that story. The grades, clearly,...
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  3. NSA Planned to Hijack Google App Store to Hack Smartphones
    The National Security Agency and its closest allies planned to hijack data links to Google and Samsung app stores to infect smartphones with spyware, a top-secret document reveals. The surveillance project was launched by a joint electronic...
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  4. Obama’s Twitter Debut, @POTUS, Attracts Hate-Filled Posts
    Photo President Obama's first post on Twitter on Monday. WASHINGTON — When President Obama sent his inaugural Twitter post from the Oval Office on Monday, the White House heralded the event with fanfare, posting a photograph of him perched on his...
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  5. Why the U.S. Needs to Listen to China
    The relationship between the United States and China involves cooperation and competition, but recently the latter has received more attention. Much of the mistrust between the two countries has its roots in geopolitical tensions—China’s assertive...
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