Hurst Publishers

Independent publisher of current affairs, history, conflict and religion in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Middle East.

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Staff Editor at the New York Times Op-Ed/Sunday Review. Bylines: NY Magazine, NYT, and more.

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Julie M. McCarthy

Foreign Correspondent, National Public Radio, currently based in Delhi. Any opinion expressed here is my own, and re-tweets are not endorsements.


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Foreign Policy

The magazine for global politics, economics and ideas. Most tweets by @emmacarew. Follow our staff:

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PhD Candidate at Harvard University and Research Fellow of the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). Usual caveats apply.

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Managing Editor at The New Yorker. Patron saint of early bedtimes.