Thomas L. Friedman, a New York Times Op-Ed columnist, writes about foreign affairs, globalization and technology.
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To get the nation’s politics unstuck, the intransigent version of the Republican Party had to be destroyed.
In Senegal, a rap artist and a weatherman both worry for their nation’s future.
A farming village too parched to sustain crops is also losing its men, who leave in search of work to support their families.
In a city in the Sahara, migrants assemble with hopes of escaping to a better life.
For two decades, America’s foreign policy was driven by nation-building abroad, and it failed.
Stabilizing Iraq and Syria depends on crushing ISIS and Shiites and Sunnis agreeing to share power.
The president seems so intent on avoiding any Mideast invasion that he is underestimating the cost of his passivity.
What if the eras of the E.U., high growth in China, expensive oil and newly independent nations’ economic foundations are all over?
It’s no wonder people are morally aroused by the behavior they are exposed to. But beware when moral arousal manifests as moral outrage.
Here’s the radical campaign platform we need. We’re just not ready for it.
Here’s a list of U.S.-friendly demands he’d no doubt make and win.