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Newly flush with oil cash, Kazakhstan makes Cosmopolitan its own—sort of.
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New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman’s metaphorical pile-ups, hollow analyses, and factual inaccuracies have garnered him three Pulitzer Prizes, and frighteningly unchecked power.