Thomas Friedman

10/23/2014 - 1:47pm

    Is it just my imagination or is there a global oil war underway pitting the United States and Saudi Arabia on one side against Russia and Iran on the other? One can't say for sure whether the American-Saudi oil alliance is deliberate or a coincidence of interests, but, if it is explicit, then clearly...

10/16/2014 - 4:07pm

    An Iraqi official recently told me this story: When the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, took over Mosul in the summer, the Sunni jihadist fighters in ISIS, many of whom were foreigners, went house to house. On the homes of Christians they marked "...

10/16/2014 - 4:00pm

    An Iraqi official recently told me this story: When the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, took over Mosul in the summer, the Sunni jihadist fighters in ISIS, many of whom were foreigners, went house to house. On the homes of Christians they marked "...

10/16/2014 - 1:19pm

    I'm sure there are many technical explanations for the recent breakdowns in Secret Service protection that allowed an armed intruder to run right through the front door of the White House and an armed felon to ride on an elevator with President Barack...

10/09/2014 - 3:13pm

    What's the right strategy for dealing with a world increasingly divided between zones of order and disorder? For starters, you'd better understand the forces of disorder, like Boko Haram or the Islamic State. These are gangs of young men who are...

10/09/2014 - 2:43pm

    I've been arguing for a while now that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is to the wider East-West clash of civilizations what off-Broadway is to Broadway. It's where you can see many trends at a smaller scale first. That is why I study it closely....

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