Tina Brown's Must-Reads Daily Beast editor-in-chief Tina Brown shares her favorite gems from the worlds of news, commentary and literature.
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Tina Brown's Must-Reads

The Daily Beast's editor-in-chief shares gems from the worlds of news, commentary and literature.

Inspired by "Standing Man" Erdem Gunduz, protesters stand silently during an action at Istanbul's Taksim Square on June 23. Among the latest recommended reads from Tina Brown is a Foreign Affairs article on how Turkey's manipulates media coverage of political unrest. Burak Kara/Getty Images hide caption

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Gen. Stanley McChrystal during a retirement ceremony in 2010. His comments in a Rolling Stone interview helped lead to his resignation. Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images hide caption

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Longtime CIA agent and counterintelligence agent Jeanne Vertefeuille, pictured at center, was instrumental in uncovering undercover agents, or moles, within the organization in the 1980s and '90s. Central Intelligence Agency hide caption

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Five years after suing Newsweek, Lynn Povich became the magazine's first female senior editor. Povich writes that her then-colleague Oz Elliott (right) was one of the first to say, "God, weren't we awful?" Bernard Gotfryd/Courtesy of PublicAffairs Book hide caption

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Queen Elizabeth II arrives for an event with The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, 5th Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Scotland, in London on Wednesday. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Yukos CEO Mikhail Khodorkovsky walks into court in Moscow, Russia, May 24, 2011. A Moscow appeals court upheld the second conviction of Khodorkovsky, reducing his prison sentence by one year for a total of 13 years. He will be released in 2016. Misha Japaridze/AP hide caption

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Andrew Breitbart, the late editor and founder of BigGovernment.com, is shown in this file photo speaking at a rally at the conservative Americans for Prosperity "Defending the American Dream Summit" in Washington on Nov. 5. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In his article, Robert F. Worth detailed how rebels in Benghazi suffered under Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi before finally revolting earlier this year. Ben Curtis/AP hide caption

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British soldier, adventurer and author Thomas Edward Lawrence (1888-1935), known as Lawrence Of Arabia, joined the Arab revolt against the Ottoman Empire during World War I and was instrumental in the conquest of Palestine. The photo was taken in 1918. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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According to Mark Halperin's article, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has plenty of reasons to stick around despite her party's loss in Congress. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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