Nick Kristof

Columnist for the New York Times

Columnist for the New York Times, his latest op-ed is titled “ Why 2017 Was the Best Year in Human History” 

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Donald Trump may be withdrawing America from global leadership. But previous presidents have flubbed that role since the end of the Cold War.

An abdication from global leadership?

Donald Trump may be withdrawing America from global leadership. But previous presidents have flubbed that role since the end of the Cold War.

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