Nicholas Kristof

05/15/2016 - 9:00am

    In a moment, we’ll get to the Zika virus.

    First, remember how scathing Republicans were about President Barack Obama’s handling of Ebola in the fall of 2014? They lambasted his reluctance to ban travelers from affected nations, with Paul Broun,...

03/20/2016 - 7:00pm

    After hearing Republican presidential candidates denounce big government and burdensome regulation, I’d like to invite them to spend the night here in the midst of the civil war in South Sudan.

    You...

03/15/2016 - 5:00pm

    There are cobras and vipers here, and hungry crocodiles and belligerent hippos. But thousands of South Sudanese are hiding in these swamps because they have even greater fear of their own government — which the United States helped install.

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03/12/2016 - 8:00pm

    We as a society derided the Roman Catholic Church as an accessory to child sexual abuse, and we lambasted Penn State for similar offenses.

    Yet we as a society are complicit or passive in a similar way, by...

03/09/2016 - 5:00pm

    Is there any scarier nightmare than President Donald Trump in a tense international crisis, indignant and impatient, with his sweaty finger on the nuclear trigger?

    “Trump is a danger to our national...

03/02/2016 - 5:00pm

The killing field on the edge of town is marked by skulls and bones littering the ground, attracting vultures and hyenas.

There is little clothing, for the soldiers stripped the men and boys they seized. Spines have been sliced in half and...

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