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THOMAS FRIEDMAN

Thomas Friedman writes a column for the New York Times.

Articles by THOMAS FRIEDMAN

Commentary: Why Kerry is scary Commentary: Why Kerry is scary
26 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]
Commentary: 1; 5,000; 500,000 Commentary: 1; 5,000; 500,000
27 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
If you’re confused about all the turmoil in the Arab world and asking how the United States should respond, I find it useful to consider three questions: [Read More]
Commentary: WikiLeaks, drought and Syria Commentary: WikiLeaks, drought and Syria
27 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
In the 1970s, I got both my bachelor’s and master’s degrees in modern Middle East studies, and I can assure you that at no time did environmental or climate issues appear anywhere in the syllabi of my courses. [Read More]
Commentary: The man on the wall Commentary: The man on the wall
28 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
I’ve always thought that the reason Ariel Sharon was such an enduring presence in Israeli political life is that he personally reflected three of the most important states of mind that the state of Israel has gone through since its founding. [Read More]
Commentary: If I had a hammer Commentary: If I had a hammer
29 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
My favorite story in Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee’s fascinating new book, “The Second Machine Age,” is when the Dutch chess grandmaster Jan Hein Donner was asked how he’d prepare for a chess match against a computer, like IBM’s Deep Blue. Donner replied: “I would bring a hammer." [Read More]
Commentary: This is not just about us Commentary: This is not just about us
29 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
Every day the headlines from the Arab world get worse: An al-Qaida affiliate group, aided by foreign fighters, battles with seven different homegrown Syrian rebel groups for control of the region around Aleppo, Syria. [Read More]
Commentary: Compromise not a four-letter word in current climate Commentary: Compromise not a four-letter word in current climate
30 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
Former Sen. Alan Simpson likes to say that if you can’t learn to compromise on issues without compromising yourself, you should not be in Congress, be in business or get married. [Read More]
Commentary: Monetizing your closet Commentary: Monetizing your closet
32 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
I interviewed Brian Chesky, the co-founder of Airbnb, in July about the “sharing economy.” [Read More]
Commentary: John Kerry's derring-do Commentary: John Kerry's derring-do
32 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
I don’t know whether Secretary of State John Kerry will succeed in his two big chosen priorities: trying to forge an Israeli-Palestinian peace and a détente with Iran that deprives it of a nuclear weapon. But I admire his relentlessness. [Read More]
Commentary: Mandela a certain kind of leader Commentary: Mandela a certain kind of leader
33 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
The global outpouring of respect for Nelson Mandela suggests that we’re not just saying goodbye to the man at his death but that we’re losing a certain kind of leader, unique on the world stage today, and we are mourning that just as much. [Read More]
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