I cover the South for The New York Times. Fried okra and college football enthusiast. Not the Princeton economist. Let's talk stories: alan.blinder@nytimes.com.

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RT @malachybrowne: Why did they die? Who were they? What went wrong? And why were they in a country even their families barely knew? Times…
RT @jswatz: This astonishing @nytimes story on the deaths of four American soldiers in a Niger desert is the kind of journalism… https://t.co/ilrodOdHRn
Before he left for Niger, Staff Sgt. Dustin Wright told his grandmother he had met the woman he wanted to marry. After Sergeant Wright was killed, @nytvideo visited Philadelphia to meet Jenna.  https://www.nytimes.com/video/world/africa/100000005734630/niger-fallen-soldier.html?partner=rss&emc=rss 
RT @jakesNYT: An important - and exclusive - read: Dogged reporting and empathetic writing on the U.S. government’s mistakes that… https://t.co/Of9Ga4nNdJ
Reporting from the desert of Niger to a small town in Georgia, The New York Times reconstructed how four American soldiers lost their lives — and why they were in Africa to begin with.  https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/02/17/world/africa/niger-ambush-american-soldiers.html 
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