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Thomas L. Friedman, a New York Times Op-Ed columnist, writes about foreign affairs, globalization and technology.
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Syria, Obama and Putin

Wed, 09/30/2015 - 04:21
It’s better to be wary of getting involved in Syria than rushing to do so.

Politicians Seeing Evil, Hearing Evil, Speaking Evil

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 04:21
A new film about Yitzhak Rabin’s 1995 assassination in Israel could serve as a warning about Donald Trump and Ben Carson’s divisive, bigoted campaigns.

Iran Deal Players’ Report Cards

Wed, 09/16/2015 - 04:21
It’s time to rate the performances of a number of the people who worked hard to get the agreement or to stop it.

Walls, Borders, a Dome and Refugees

Wed, 09/09/2015 - 04:21
The fallout of collapsing countries continues to spill into our orderly world, and just isolating ourselves won’t change that.

Our Radical Islamic BFF, Saudi Arabia

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 04:21
The greatest purveyors of radical Islam aren’t the Iranians, as a general says. The Saudis win that title hands down.

Bonfire of the Assets, With Trump Lighting Matches

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 04:21
China burns money for its stock market, Russia burns food as a nationalist distraction and the U.S. is now burning pluralism for politics.

The World’s Hot Spot

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 04:21
Mideast governments that are often focused on bloody conflicts are being stressed by the pressures brought on by Mother Nature.

If I Were an Israeli Looking at the Iran Deal

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 04:21
My thinking as an Israeli grocer would be different from as an Israeli general, and that would be still different from as the prime minister.