Thomas Friedman

02/06/2016 - 4:00pm

    Over the last few years we’ve been treated to a number of “Facebook revolutions,” from the Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street to the squares of Istanbul, Kiev and Hong Kong, all fueled by social media. But once the smoke cleared, most of these revolutions failed to build any sustainable new political...

10/28/2015 - 2:30pm

    In the New York Times review of the American Mideast negotiator Dennis Ross’ important new history of Israeli-U.S. relations, “Doomed to Succeed,” a telling moment on the eve of the 1991 Madrid peace conference caught my attention. The Palestinian...

10/23/2015 - 4:00pm

    Having watched all the debates and seen all these people running for president, I can’t suppress the thought: Why would anyone want this job now? Do you people realize what’s going on out there? Barack Obama’s hair hasn’t gone early gray for...

10/08/2015 - 5:30pm

    With both China and India having just announced major plans to curb their carbon emissions, the sound you hear is a tipping point tipping. Heading into the United Nations climate summit meeting in Paris in December, all the world’s largest industrial economies...

10/05/2015 - 10:30am

    Your Honor, I rise again in defense of President Barack Obama’s policy on Syria.

    Obama has been right in his ambivalence about getting deeply involved in Syria. But he’s never had the courage of...

10/01/2015 - 1:15pm

    Your Honor, I rise again in defense of President Barack Obama’s policy on Syria.

    Obama has been right in his ambivalence about getting deeply involved in Syria. But he’s never had the courage of...

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