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THOMAS FRIEDMAN

Thomas Friedman writes a column for the New York Times.

Articles by THOMAS FRIEDMAN

Commentary: Why Putin doesn't respect us Commentary: Why Putin doesn't respect us
7 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
Just as we’ve turned the coverage of politics into sports, we’re doing the same with geopolitics. There is much nonsense being written about how Vladimir Putin showed how he is “tougher” than Barack Obama and how Obama now needs to demonstrate his manhood. [Read More]
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Commentary: From the pyramid to the square Commentary: From the pyramid to the square
7 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
The Egyptian strongman, Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, was recently in Moscow visiting with Russian strongman Vladimir Putin. Putin reportedly offered el-Sissi $2 billion in arms — just what a country like Egypt, where half the women can’t read, needs. [Read More]
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Commentary: The Cold War isn't back Commentary: The Cold War isn't back
8 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
With Russia growling over the downfall of its ally running Ukraine and still protecting its murderous ally running Syria, there is much talk that we’re returning to the Cold War — and that the Obama team is not up to defending our interests or friends. I beg to differ. [Read More]
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Commentary: How to get a job at Google Commentary: How to get a job at Google
8 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Last June, Laszlo Bock, the senior vice president of people operations for Google — i.e., the guy in charge of hiring for one of the world’s most successful companies — noted that Google had determined that “GPAs are worthless as a criteria for hiring ..." [Read More]
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Commentary: Breakfast before the MOOC Commentary: Breakfast before the MOOC
9 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
Beginning March 2, Professor Hossam Haick will teach the first massive open online course, or MOOC, on nanotechnology in Arabic. What’s more interesting, though, he explained to me the other day over breakfast is some of the curious email he’s received ... [Read More]
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Commentary: Israel's big question Commentary: Israel's big question
10 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
I’ve written a series of columns from Israel in the past two weeks because I believe that if Secretary of State John Kerry brings his peace mission to a head and presents the parties with a clear framework for an agreement, ... [Read More]
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Commentary: Whose garbage is this anyway? Commentary: Whose garbage is this anyway?
10 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
HEBRON, West Bank — It was not your usual Holy Land tour, but surely one of the most revealing I’ve ever had. A team from Friends of the Earth Middle East took me around to see how waste, sewage and untreated water flow, or don’t, between Israel and the West Bank. [Read More]
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Commentary: The Third Intifada Commentary: The Third Intifada
11 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
RAMALLAH, West Bank — For a while now I’ve wondered why there’s been no Third Intifada. That is, no third Palestinian uprising in the West Bank, the first of which helped to spur the Oslo peace process ... [Read More]
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Commentary: A wonderful country Commentary: A wonderful country
11 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
TEL AVIV, Israel — One of the most popular shows on Israeli TV is called “Eretz Nehederet” or “A Wonderful Country.” It’s a comedy show that lives to make fun of Israeli politicians and the absurdities of life here. [Read More]
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Commentary: Why Kerry is scary Commentary: Why Kerry is scary
12 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
TEL AVIV, Israel — It is pretty clear now that Secretary of State John Kerry will either be Israel’s diplomatic salvation or the most dangerous diplomatic fanatic that Israel has ever encountered. [Read More]
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