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THOMAS FRIEDMAN

Thomas Friedman writes a column for the New York Times.

Articles by THOMAS FRIEDMAN

Commentary: The man on the wall Commentary: The man on the wall
40 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
40 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
41 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
41 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
43 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
44 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
45 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]
Commentary: U.S. must learn how to do it better Commentary: U.S. must learn how to do it better
45 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
The latest results in the Program for International Student Assessment, or PISA, which compare how well 15-year-olds in 65 cities and countries can apply math, science and reading skills to solve real-world problems, were released last week, and it wasn’t pretty for the home team. [Read More]
Commentary: Bibi and Barack write new chapter Commentary: Bibi and Barack write new chapter
46 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
Could Bibi Netanyahu and Barack Obama share the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize? The thought sounds ludicrous on its face, I know. [Read More]
Commentary: The other Arab awakening Commentary: The other Arab awakening
46 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — And so it turns out that there were actually two Arab awakenings. [Read More]
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