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THOMAS FRIEDMAN

Thomas Friedman writes a column for the New York Times.

Articles by THOMAS FRIEDMAN

Commentary: Challenging Putin's values Commentary: Challenging Putin's values
33 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
While you can talk about Ukraine until the cows come home, this story is 95 percent about Vladimir Putin and how he has chosen to define Russia’s interests. The truth is, Russia and its neighbors need a different definition of Russia’s interests. [Read More]
Commentary: Who will influence whom? Commentary: Who will influence whom?
33 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
Sometimes the simplest question speaks the biggest truth. I was meeting with some Maidan activists here in Kiev last week, and we were talking about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s insistence that Ukraine was part of Russia’s traditional “sphere of influence” and “buffer zone?" [Read More]
Commentary: It's all about May 25 Commentary: It's all about May 25
34 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
KIEV, Ukraine — The word “maidan” means “square” in Ukrainian and in Arabic. And the “Independence Maidan” of Kiev, like the “Tahrir Maidan” of Cairo, has been the scene of an awe-inspiring burst of democratic aspirations. [Read More]
Commentary: Getting a job at Google, Part 2 Commentary: Getting a job at Google, Part 2
34 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — How’s my kid going to get a job? There are few questions I hear more often than that one. [Read More]
Commentary: Not the same old, same old Commentary: Not the same old, same old
35 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
At first, the article in The Jerusalem Post last week seemed like the same old, same old: A picture of a ransacked Israel Defense Forces post in the West Bank. [Read More]
Commentary: Go ahead, Putin, make my day Commentary: Go ahead, Putin, make my day
35 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
So the latest news is that President Vladimir Putin of Russia has threatened to turn off gas supplies to Ukraine if Kiev doesn’t pay its overdue bill, and, by the way, Ukraine’s pipelines are the transit route for 15 percent of gas consumption for Europe. [Read More]
Commentary: Playing hockey with Putin Commentary: Playing hockey with Putin
36 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
Shortly before the Sochi Olympics, Russian President Vladimir Putin played in an exhibition hockey game there. In retrospect, he was clearly warming up for his takeover of Crimea. Putin doesn’t strike me as a chess player, in geopolitical terms. [Read More]
Commentary: Sheldon Adelson: Iran's best friend
36 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
37 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
37 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]
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