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THOMAS FRIEDMAN

Thomas Friedman writes a column for the New York Times.

Articles by THOMAS FRIEDMAN

Commentary: Ready, aim, fire; not fire, ready, aim Commentary: Ready, aim, fire; not fire, ready, aim
11 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
President Barack Obama has been excoriated for declaring that “we don’t have a strategy yet” for effectively confronting the Islamic State group. [Read More]
Commentary: Why chaos is expanding? Commentary: Why chaos is expanding?
13 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
If it feels as though the world of disorder is expanding against the world of order, it’s not your imagination. There’s an unfortunate logic to it. [Read More]
Commentary: Will the ends, will the means Commentary: Will the ends, will the means
13 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
Hillary Clinton recently reignited the who-lost-Syria debate when she suggested that President Barack Obama made a mistake in not intervening more forcefully early in the Syrian civil war by arming the pro-democracy rebels. [Read More]
Commentary: Let's not go back to routines Commentary: Let's not go back to routines
15 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
16 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'
16 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?
16 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
17 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
18 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
19 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]
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