Thomas Friedman

03/26/2015 - 8:14pm

    As the saying goes, "to err is human, to forgive is divine," to which I'd add: "To ignore" is even more human, and the results rarely divine. None of us would be human if we didn't occasionally get so wedded to our wishes that we failed to notice - or outright ignored - the...

03/19/2015 - 2:42pm

    The symbolism was too powerful to ignore. As anyone who watched Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech last week in Congress knows, one of the people prominently seated in the House gallery was the casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, a primary...

03/12/2015 - 6:52pm

    Now that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has made his case on Iran before Congress, with all the circus atmosphere it involved, let's get to the serious questions: What is America's interest in striking a deal with Iran? Because our...

03/05/2015 - 6:59pm

    The Italians got this one right. Last week, The Washington Post's Adam Taylor helpfully collected tweets that Italians put out after a murderous video issued by the Islamic State, or ISIS, warned: "Today we are south of Rome," one militant...

02/26/2015 - 4:50pm

    Every month now we get treated to another anti-Semitic blast from Turkey's leadership, which seems to be running some kind of slur-of-the-month club. Who knew that Jews all over the world were busy trying to take down President...

02/12/2015 - 4:37pm

    The decision by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and House Speaker John Boehner to cook up an address to Congress by Netanyahu on why the U.S. should get tougher on Iran is churlish, reckless and, for the future of Israeli-American relations, quite...

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