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Amar Toor
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Attended Columbia University
Lives in Paris
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Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Supreme Leader of Iran. (Flickr / Asian Media) Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is the Supreme Leader of Iran. He's devout, conservative, and fiercely anti-Western. He's...
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The Chinese government today announced that it will ease its longstanding one-child per household population policy, as part of a sweeping set of domestic reforms. According to the Xinhua News...
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Villages in the Philippines' Leyte province have been decimated by Typhoon Haiyan (IEU Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection / Flickr). Typhoon Haiyan has wreaked havoc across the Philippines,...
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The Zaatari refugee camp in Northern Jordan, home to many who have fled war-ravaged Syria. (Flickr / UK Department for International Development) Syria's bloody civil war took an even deadlier...
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An opium poppy harvested in Afghanistan. Opium cultivation reached a record high in 2013, according to a new report from the UN. (United Nations / Flickr) The US has spent billions of dollars...
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The NSA's ongoing surveillance has spurred many governments to pursue stronger data-protection laws, but there are growing concerns that this backlash could divide the internet along national...
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Education
  • Columbia University
    2004 - 2008
  • Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris
    2007 - 2009
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Male
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Employment
  • The Verge
    Writer, 2012 - present
  • Miramax Films
    Consultant, 2012 - present
  • Engadget
    2011 - 2012
  • Al Majalla
    Economics Editor, 2010 - 2011
  • OECD
    Trade Policy Analyst, 2009 - 2010
  • Switched
    Writer, 2009 - 2011
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Currently
Paris
Previously
Los Angeles - New York - Calcutta - Norfolk, Virginia
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