Thomas L. Friedman

An over-reliance on fencing
Thu, Dec 04, 2014

Since 9/11, foreign policy is about putting up walls in an age of fear

Two leaders who count
Fri, Oct 24, 2014

The pope is everything you’d want in a leader, Putin everything you wouldn’t.

How to lead from within
Tue, Sep 09, 2014

Lifting the self-imposed ban on US oil exports would make America stronger and Putin and IS weaker.

Fringe goes mainstream
Tue, Sep 09, 2014

‘Love jihad’ crusade underscores that what was once an extreme perspective has now become party line.

The three ‘Ms’ of change
Mon, Jul 14, 2014

States are being upended by the market, Mother Nature and Moore’s law.

Carbon copies
Mon, Jun 09, 2014

US climate policy should set a compelling example for other nations to follow.

Present at the disintegration
Mon, Jun 02, 2014

Obama has been on duty when the world has come unstuck.

When Putin blinked
Fri, May 30, 2014

The Russian president got a lot wrong in Ukraine.

US in the world
Mon, May 05, 2014

Obama is not to blame for the state of American foreign policy.

Please turn off the gas
Mon, Apr 14, 2014

A Putin-imposed energy embargo might just be the push clean technology needs

Ending the freeze with Iran
Fri, Nov 15, 2013

The US must negotiate with Iran in its own interests,and cease behaving like a hired lawyer for its allies.

Hopes of a Persian China
Sun, Oct 06, 2013

Iran should reform its nuclear policy to establish a working relationship with the West

Egypt’s tightrope walk
Mon, Jul 08, 2013

The Muslim Brotherhood should be free to participate in constitution-making and elections

To the streets
Mon, Jul 01, 2013

Why have there recently been so many popular protests in democracies?

Damascus dilemma
Mon, Jun 24, 2013

Obama has only difficult choices ahead

The agony of Syria
Mon, May 20, 2013

Will it ever again be a unified country?

The $110 billion question
Mon, Mar 07, 2011

While the US applauds the Arab people for overthrowing unpopular,corrupt regimes,it supports similar governments in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

The excitement in Egypt
Wed, Feb 09, 2011

In 40 years of writing about the Middle East,I’ve never seen anything like what’s happening in Tahrir Square.

A.E. After Egypt
Thu, Feb 03, 2011

As change sweeps the Arab world,it is time for the Israelis and Palestinians to make a peace deal.

The new eco-warriors
Mon, Dec 20, 2010

The US navy and marines are investing heavily in renewable energy