July 31 Issue

Grove Abramson

Good Jill, Bad Jill

Newsweek profiled Jill Abramson, who was fired yesterday as executive editor of The New York Times, in a July 2013 cover story

When Child Soldiers Grow Up

A generation of girls fought in Liberia’s brutal wars. What they tell their own children about the past will inform the country’s future.
Pyongyang Style
In Focus

Pyongyang Style

North Korea celebrated the 60th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice Day—or, as they call it, “Victory Day in the Fatherland Liberation War.” Parades and pageantry were the order of the day. North Korean ruler Kim Jong-un did not address the masses, though he did wave from on high in the square that commemorates his grandfather Kim Il-sung.
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My Palestinian Vacation

It’s not yet the south of France, but if you get past the checkpoints and dodge the rioters, the West Bank is almost a tourist destination.
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