Thomas L. Friedman, a New York Times Op-Ed columnist, writes about foreign affairs, globalization and technology.
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Peres believed in applied hope, and he had no respect for the pessimists.
It would be insanity to put him in the White House.
An old K.G.B. hand, Vladimir Putin, would be happy to see his admirer elected, but a former C.I.A. director, Robert Gates, sees Trump as unfit.
He doesn’t let reality, including the harm the Russian leader has brought to his own people, get in the way of his post-truth politics.
We and our kids are rapidly becoming charged with saving each species’ last pairs.
Our politics increasingly resembles the sectarian conflict between Shiites and Sunnis.
The menacing language Donald Trump uses about Hillary Clinton is reminiscent of extremists’ talk that fed Yitzhak Rabin’s assassin in Israel in 1995.