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New York Times Confirms Hiring Bill Kristol As Op-Ed Columnist

First Posted: 03/28/08 03:45 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 01:20 PM ET

Bill Kristol

William Kristol, one of the nation's leading conservative writers and a vigorous supporter of the Iraq war, will become an Op-Ed page columnist for The New York Times, the newspaper announced Saturday.

Mr. Kristol will write a weekly column for The Times beginning Jan. 7, the newspaper said. He is editor and co-founder of The Weekly Standard, an influential conservative political magazine, and appears regularly on Fox News Sunday and the Fox News Channel. He was a columnist for Time magazine until that relationship was severed this month.

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