Nicholas Kristof's Top Stories

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  1. Garland and Garry Trudeau: Investigating the Myths Surrounding Charlie Hebdo
    Two recent events—the spectacle of Garry Trudeau, the Doonesbury creator, attacking a group of murdered cartoonists for offending his sensibilities, and the protest organized by a group of bien-pensant writers against the PEN American Center for...
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  2. Obama’s nomination of Gayle Smith for USAID is rankling Africa watchers
    President Obama’s decision to tap top White House aide Gayle Smith to take over the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has drawn plaudits, but also serious concerns from some long-time Africa watchers about the role of American...
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  3. Amnesty International
    Syria: ‘Death everywhere’ - war crimes and human rights abuses in Aleppo, Syria By Amnesty International, 4 May 2015, Index number: MDE 24/1370/2015 Civilians in the city of Aleppo, Syria are being subjected to appalling human rights violations...
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  4. Saudi effort isn’t the beginning of the end of Assad
    Saudi Arabia’s role in the Syrian conflict has been the subject of much speculation. Are the recent rebel gains in northern, central and southern Syria part of an escalation against Iranian-backed forces? Do these gains mark the beginning of the end...
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  5. How Some Men Fake an 80-Hour Workweek, and Why It Matters
    Imagine an elite professional services firm with a high-performing, workaholic culture. Everyone is expected to turn on a dime to serve a client, travel at a moment’s notice, and be available pretty much every evening and weekend. It can make for a...
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