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Ariel Zirulnick
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Attended University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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The mobile economy is booming in Africa, allowing people to bank and shop using cellphones. But along with these innovations comes a new wave of digital cons. It's the Nigerian e-mail scam for the Mobile Age.
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The projected impact of Ebola on West Africa differed radically between health agencies this week, owing to differences in method and models and over the use of factors like 'underreporting.' Some health officials say high estimates help bring needed attention.
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Leaders from all religious traditions smoothe the way for contraception on the idea that sprawling families in poor conditions are not healthy for kids or moms.
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The Christian Science Monitor is an international news organization that delivers thoughtful, global coverage via its website, weekly magazine, daily news briefing, and email newsletters.
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Israel's top military officer warned today that Hezbollah's capabilities have grown substantially since the 2006 war, putting much of Israel within the reach of the Lebanese Shiite militant organization. 
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Syrian refugees have poured into Hatay Province, long tolerant of Sunnis, Christians, and Alawites. That openness is challenged by divisions between Assad regime and its opponents.
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Some 15 months after the Westgate attack, Al Shabab continues its attacks in Kenya. The departure of two officials shows it's becoming a political crisis for President Kenyatta.
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Only Ethiopia and Algeria are judged ready to handle an Ebola crisis. The White House said today it's sending aid and 3,000 American troops to join the battle.
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On Lake Tana, locals eke out a living as they have since the 9th century B.C., in boats woven from papyrus growing on the shore. But some are eyeing the motorboats they say are the key to moving up in life.
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Great Article! But your calculation on the currency is wrong. 1,500birr comes to $78. Since $1 = 19birr
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The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant shocked many with its swift capture of Iraqi cities. Despite US vows of a lighter military footprint, other countries still seem to expect it to step in.
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"The Ascendants" shows an ordinary family caught up in the Iran-Iraq War, which shapes Iran even today. But in its depiction of the war, the film defies the official narrative of a "sacred defense."
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One commentator said Europeans should reply to Obama's West Point speech with their own security doctrine. Pakistanis took note of what was included, while Israelis targeted what was not.
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Education
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Journalism, International Studies, 2006 - 2010
  • Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    Middle East Politics, 2009 - 2009
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International affairs journalist
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  • The Christian Science Monitor
    Middle East Editor, 2012 - present
  • The Christian Science Monitor
    Europe Editor, 2011 - 2012
  • The Christian Science Monitor
    International desk staff writer/editor, 2010 - 2011
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Cambridge
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Miami (hometown) - Boston - Phoenix - Chapel Hill - Jerusalem - Washington, D.C.