Lazo Letters
a newsletter about international affairs.

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Oct
17

The men fighting the Taliban.

Hello, all! Cristina here. This week, I wrote an article for National Journal about the men trying to defeat the
9 min read
Oct
16

The men fighting the Taliban.

Hello, all! Cristina here. This week, I wrote an article for National Journal about the men trying to defeat the
5 min read
Oct
10

Becoming a cosmopolitan globalist.

Hello, all! This week I have an exciting new partnership to announce. I'm teaming up with Claire Berlinski, who has
13 min read
Oct
03

International news for an African audience. Through WhatsApp.

Hello, Cristina here! This week I have a super cool interview lined up for you. I spoke with Simon Allison,
9 min read
Sep
26

How to govern a disputed land: a conversation about Nagorno Karabakh

Hello! Cristina here. This week, there was no shortage of international news, with the Quad's meeting in Washington, the United
9 min read
Sep
19

What's up in Montenegro?

Hello, all! Cristina here. It's been a busy news week, with rumors about Taliban infighting, North Korean missile tests, and
10 min read
Sep
12

Just the news.

Hello, all! Cristina here. It's been a busy week as everyone in Washington gears up for oversight hearings on Afghanistan
5 min read
Sep
05

Weddings and furniture in Kazakhstan.

Hello, everyone! Cristina here. It's been a busy news week, so please feel free to skip to the bottom for
7 min read
Aug
29

On the ultra-Orthodox Jews of Uman.

Upgrade to a premium subscription by Clicking Here. Hello, all! I've had the week off and have been engaging in
11 min read
Aug
22

Racism, reparations, and the Roma.

A brief note on Afghanistan: I know we've all been watching the heartbreaking scenes from Afghanistan, where desperate people are
10 min read