Thomas Friedman

07/03/2015 - 1:30pm

    Let’s see, America is prepositioning battle tanks with our East European NATO allies to counterbalance Russia; U.S. and Russian military planes recently flew within 10 feet of each other; Russia is building a new generation of long-range ballistic missiles; and the U.S. and China are jostling in the...

06/25/2015 - 10:46am

    I don't recall a time when more people were running for president and fewer of them offered anything more than poll-tested generalities designed to rally their own bases. No one surprises you with any daring. If we could tax their clichés, we...

06/19/2015 - 10:21am

    Here's an interesting statistic from a 2014 labor survey by burning-glass.com: 65 percent of new job postings for executive secretaries and executive assistants now call for a bachelor's degree, but "only 19 percent of those currently employed...

06/09/2015 - 11:47pm

    On a warm Saturday in late May 2008, my wife, Ann, talked me into going to an auditorium in Baltimore to watch a lottery. It was no ordinary lottery. Numbered balls were cranked out of a bingo machine, and the winners got a ticket to a better life....

06/04/2015 - 5:40pm

    The Arab world is a pluralistic region that lacks pluralism - the ability to manage and embrace differences peacefully. As such, the Middle East's pluralistic character - Sunnis, Shiites, Kurds, Christians, Druze, Alawites, Jews, Copts, Yazidis, Turkmen...

05/28/2015 - 4:01pm

    For a presidential campaign that has started so early, it's striking how little most of the candidates want to engage with major issues of the day, let alone the future. Hillary Clinton won't take a clear stand on two big issues she helped to...

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