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THOMAS FRIEDMAN

Thomas Friedman writes a column for the New York Times.

Articles by THOMAS FRIEDMAN

Commentary: For the Mideast, it's still 1979 Commentary: For the Mideast, it's still 1979
5 days ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
I started my career as a foreign correspondent in Beirut in 1979. I didn’t know it at the time, but 1979 turned out to be one of the great vintage years for foreign news — particularly from the Middle East. It set in motion the most important dynamics still shaping that region today. [Read More]
Commentary: Backing up our wager with Iran Commentary: Backing up our wager with Iran
2 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
From the minute Iran detected that the U.S. was unwilling to use its overwhelming military force to curtail Tehran’s nuclear program, no perfect deal overwhelmingly favorable to America and its allies was ever going to emerge from negotiations with Iran. [Read More]
Commentary: A good bad deal? Commentary: A good bad deal?
5 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
Sometime after the 1973 war, I remember seeing a cartoon that showed President Anwar el-Sadat lying flat on his back in a boxing ring. [Read More]
Commentary: A cold war without the fun Commentary: A cold war without the fun
6 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
Let’s see, America is prepositioning battle tanks with our East European NATO allies to counterbalance Russia; U.S. and Russian military planes recently flew within 10 feet of each other; Russia is building a new generation of long-range ballistic missiles; and the U.S. and China are jostling ... [Read More]
Commentary: None of the above Commentary: None of the above
7 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
I don’t recall a time when more people were running for president and fewer of them offered anything more than poll-tested generalities designed to rally their own bases. No one surprises you with any daring. If we could tax their cliches, we’d balance the budget. [Read More]
Commentary: How to beat the bots Commentary: How to beat the bots
8 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
Here’s an interesting statistic from a 2014 labor survey by burning glass.com: 65 percent of new job postings for executive secretaries and executive assistants now call for a bachelor’s degree, but “only 19 percent of those currently employed in these roles have a B.A.” [Read More]
Commentary: Planting seeds in Baltimore Commentary: Planting seeds in Baltimore
9 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
On a warm Saturday in late May 2008, my wife, Ann, talked me into going to an auditorium in Baltimore to watch a lottery. It was no ordinary lottery. Numbered balls were cranked out of a bingo machine, and the winners got a ticket to a better life. [Read More]
Commentary: Contain and amplify Commentary: Contain and amplify
10 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
The Arab world is a pluralistic region that lacks pluralism — the ability to manage and embrace differences peacefully. [Read More]
Commentary: 2016, Facebook and disorder Commentary: 2016, Facebook and disorder
11 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
For a presidential campaign that has started so early, it’s striking how little most of the candidates want to engage with major issues of the day, let alone the future. [Read More]
Commentary: Moore's Law turns 50 Commentary: Moore's Law turns 50
12 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
SAN FRANCISCO — On April 19, 1965, just over 50 years ago, Gordon Moore, then the head of research for Fairchild Semiconductor and later one of the co-founders of Intel, was asked by Electronics Magazine to submit an article predicting what was going to happen to integrated circuits in 2025. [Read More]
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