Thomas Friedman

02/26/2015 - 4:50pm

    Every month now we get treated to another anti-Semitic blast from Turkey's leadership, which seems to be running some kind of slur-of-the-month club. Who knew that Jews all over the world were busy trying to take down President Recep Tayyip Erdogan? Last week, it was Prime...

01/01/2015 - 10:00pm

    More than we may realize, the world has been riding a lucky streak since the global financial meltdown in 2008. How so? The years between 2008 and late 2013 were - relatively speaking - a rather benign period of big power politics and geopolitics. This...

12/24/2014 - 4:02pm

    Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu has set new elections in Israel for March 17. Israel has had critical elections before, but this could be its most important, because the Israeli right today is no longer dominated by security hawks and free-marketeers like...

12/18/2014 - 4:39am

    I was just about to go with a column that started like this: When they write the history of the global response to climate change, 2014 could well be seen as the moment when the balance between action and denial tipped decisively toward action. That's...

12/18/2014 - 3:29am

    Why do people line up to come to this country? Why do they build boats from milk cartons to sail here? Why do they trust our diplomats and soldiers in ways true of no other country? It's because we are a beacon of opportunity and freedom, and also...

12/11/2014 - 4:37pm

    The Islamic State has visibly attracted young Muslims from all over the world to its violent movement to build a caliphate in Iraq and Syria. But here's what's less visible - the online backlash against the Islamic State, also known as ISIS and ISIL...

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