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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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Trump and the Lord’s Work

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 21:38
To get the nation’s politics unstuck, the intransigent version of the Republican Party had to be destroyed.

Out of Africa, Part III

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 04:21
In Senegal, a rap artist and a weatherman both worry for their nation’s future.

Out of Africa, Part II

Wed, 04/20/2016 - 04:21
A farming village too parched to sustain crops is also losing its men, who leave in search of work to support their families.

Out of Africa

Wed, 04/13/2016 - 04:21
In a city in the Sahara, migrants assemble with hopes of escaping to a better life.

Impossible Missions

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 04:21
For two decades, America’s foreign policy was driven by nation-building abroad, and it failed.

When the Necessary Is Impossible

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 04:21
Stabilizing Iraq and Syria depends on crushing ISIS and Shiites and Sunnis agreeing to share power.

Does Obama Have This Right?

Wed, 03/23/2016 - 15:06
The president seems so intent on avoiding any Mideast invasion that he is underestimating the cost of his passivity.

What If?

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 15:05
What if the eras of the E.U., high growth in China, expensive oil and newly independent nations’ economic foundations are all over?

The Age of Protest

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 15:05
It’s no wonder people are morally aroused by the behavior they are exposed to. But beware when moral arousal manifests as moral outrage.

Up With Extremism

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 15:05
Here’s the radical campaign platform we need. We’re just not ready for it.

Let Trump Make Our Trans-Pacific Trade Deal

Wed, 03/16/2016 - 01:29
Here’s a list of U.S.-friendly demands he’d no doubt make and win.