Thomas Friedman

09/24/2016 - 11:00am

    When it comes to assessing the presidential race, I prefer to listen to the spies. They tend to be brutally unsentimental, see through the nonsense and cut to the cold, hard bottom line. And right now, two of the world’s foremost former spymasters are sending uncoded messages about what it will mean for America and the Western alliance if Donald...

06/17/2016 - 11:00am

    I want to talk today about the horrific human tragedy of Orlando. But first I want to talk about Hiroshima — or, more precisely, the profound speech that President Barack Obama gave there May 27 that got lost in all the campaign noise here.

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06/11/2016 - 9:00am

    If a party could declare moral bankruptcy, today’s Republican Party would be in Chapter 11.

    This party needs to just shut itself down and start over — now. Seriously, someone please start a New...

06/04/2016 - 10:00am

    Your Honor, I rise this week in defense of Hillary Clinton.

    I see from polls that Clinton scores very low on “trustworthy” questions. Well, let’s talk about truth in politics. All...

05/27/2016 - 11:00am

    Israel has recently been under intense criticism on the world stage. Some of it, like the “boycott, divestment, sanctions” (BDS) campaign, is a campus movement to destroy Israel masquerading as a political critique. But a lot of it is also driven by Israel...

05/21/2016 - 12:00am

    MEMO TO: DONALD TRUMP

    FROM: TOM FRIEDMAN

    SUBJECT: GOLF COURSES 

    Dear Donald,

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