Edward Wong

Edward Wong


Diplomatic Correspondent for The New York Times. Nieman Fellow @ Harvard. Ferris Professor of Journalism @ Princeton. 13 years covering China & Iraq.

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Important story on a big unused supply of critical N95 masks made by small US cos. — but retailers & hospitals aren’t buying them partly because each mask costs a few cents more than ones made in China. The US cos. are struggling. By @AndrewJacobsNYT .

We’re excited to welcome @michaelcrowley  as a diplomatic correspondent. He came to @nytimes  from Politico in 2019 to report on the wildest days of the Trump White House, and we’ve had fun co-writing stories on foreign policy.

@laforgia_  2. Here’s the proper link for our @nytimes  story on the growing risk to US officials of war crimes charges being brought against them for their role in the Yemen war, in which many civilians been killed:

Dominion and Smartmatic lawyers are going on redfin looking for vacation homes and planning out kids’ college tuition payments.

On a run through Kalorama, I saw this protest against the military rulers of Myanmar outside the Burmese defense attaché’s office, which is in a beautiful classic DC building. People held up portraits of Aung Sang Suu Kyi, the civilian leader arrested during the military coup.

A US secretary of state sits down with @NPRKelly  and has an actual interview. About policy. With no shouting. And no games with maps.

The Duke Ellington Bridge over Rock Creek Park in DC last night, with a gibbous waxing moon.

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NEW: @SecPompeo  enabled Trump's hijacking of Ukraine policy. Pompeo has spread conspiracy theories & failed to defend veteran diplomats from Trump’s attacks. Now he faces political peril in the impeachment inquiry. Detailed story of crisis w/ @SangerNYT .

Stunning move by Chinese Communist Party — it announces it has detained Interpol president Meng Hongwei.

Big story: US officials have quietly discussed a Russian military intel unit offering bounties to Taliban & other Afghans to kill US, UK & allied troops. Some have collected. Trump likes Putin. What'll he do? By @charlie_savage  @EricSchmittNYT  @mschwirtz .

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