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THOMAS FRIEDMAN

Thomas Friedman writes a column for the New York Times.

Articles by THOMAS FRIEDMAN

Commentary: Sheldon Adelson: Iran's best friend
21 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
It occurred to me the other day that the zealously pro-Israel billionaire Sheldon Adelson and Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, actually have one big thing in common. [Read More]
Commentary: Follow the money in Ukraine debate Commentary: Follow the money in Ukraine debate
22 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
If you follow the debates about Ukraine, you can see three trends: those who use the crisis for humor, those who use it to reinforce preconceived views and those trying to figure out if it’s telling us something new about today’s world. [Read More]
Commentary: Parallel parking in the Arctic Circle
22 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
Aboard the USS New Mexico in the Arctic — I never thought I’d ever get to see what the Arctic ice cap looks like from the bottom up. It’s quite stunning — blocks of blue ice tumbling around in a frigid sea amid giant, jagged ice stalactites. [Read More]
Commentary: Putin and the laws of gravity Commentary: Putin and the laws of gravity
23 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
One thing I learned covering the Middle East for many years is that there is “the morning after” and there is “the morning after the morning after.” Never confuse the two. [Read More]
Commentary: From Putin, a blessing in disguise Commentary: From Putin, a blessing in disguise
24 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
There are a lot of people who seem intent on restarting the Cold War — in both Moscow and Washington. I am not one of them. But if we’re going to have a new Cold War, then I have one condition: I want a new moonshot. [Read More]
Commentary: Why Putin doesn't respect us Commentary: Why Putin doesn't respect us
26 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]
Commentary: From the pyramid to the square Commentary: From the pyramid to the square
26 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]
Commentary: The Cold War isn't back Commentary: The Cold War isn't back
27 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]
Commentary: How to get a job at Google Commentary: How to get a job at Google
27 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]
Commentary: Breakfast before the MOOC Commentary: Breakfast before the MOOC
28 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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