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THOMAS FRIEDMAN

Thomas Friedman writes a column for the New York Times.

Articles by THOMAS FRIEDMAN

Commentary: Let's not go back to routines Commentary: Let's not go back to routines
2 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
KIBBUTZ EIN HASH-LOSHA, Israel — At 6:02 a.m. Saturday, the air raid siren sounded over Tel Aviv. I was rousted by the hotel staff from my room and ushered into the windowless service elevator area with two French families, everyone in their pajamas. [Read More]
Commentary: How this war ends Commentary: How this war ends
2 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
RAMALLAH, West Bank — I had held off coming to Israel, hoping the situation in Gaza would clarify — not in terms of what’s happening, but how it might end in a stable way. [Read More]
Commentary: 'Maybe in America' Commentary: 'Maybe in America'
3 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar — I’ve been arguing that the big divide in the world these days is between the world of order and a growing world of disorder. If you’re keeping score at home, the world of disorder just added another country: Libya. [Read More]
Commentary: In crazy world, what is news? Commentary: In crazy world, what is news?
3 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
FORT-DAUPHIN, Madagascar — With the world going crazy, I tried running away from the news. It didn’t work. [Read More]
Commentary:  Some good news about togetherness Commentary: Some good news about togetherness
4 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
From Ukraine to the Middle East, some bad actors — Hamas, Vladimir Putin and Israeli settlers to name but a few — are trying to bury the future with the past and divide people. [Read More]
Commentary: Order, disorder divide the world Commentary: Order, disorder divide the world
5 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
I’ve argued for a while now that it is always useful to study the Israeli-Arab conflict because it is to the wider war of civilizations what off-Broadway is to Broadway. A lot of stuff starts there and then goes to Broadway. [Read More]
Commentary: Maxwell Smart's world, Part 1 Commentary: Maxwell Smart's world, Part 1
5 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
In the 1960s, there was a popular sitcom — “Get Smart” — about hapless secret agent Maxwell Smart, who went by the code name “Agent 86.” “Get Smart” introduced the shoe phone to U.S. audiences, but the show also introduced something else: its own version of the bipolar world. [Read More]
Commentary: Arsonists and firefighters Commentary: Arsonists and firefighters
7 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
What’s the real fight in the Middle East today? Is it just sectarian (Sunnis versus Shiites) and national (Israelis versus Palestinians and Arabs versus Persians)? Or is it something deeper? [Read More]
Commentary: The myths of ISIL and SISI Commentary: The myths of ISIL and SISI
8 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
The past month has presented the world with what the Israeli analyst Orit Perlov describes as the two dominant Arab governing models: ISIL and SISI. [Read More]
Commentary: What to do with the twins? Commentary: What to do with the twins?
9 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
There is much talk right now about America teaming up with Iran to push back the coalition of Sunni militias that has taken over Mosul and other Sunni towns in western Iraq and Syria. For now, I’d say stay out of this fight — not because it’s the best option but because it’s the least bad. [Read More]
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