NY Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize winning author of Lexus and the Olive Tree and From Beirut to Jerusalem.

Thomas Friedman: U.S. should aim for the best bad deal

timesunion.com — The Israeli prime minister, Golda Meir, wearing boxing gloves, was standing over him, with Sadat saying to Meir something like, "I want the trophy, I want the prize money, I want the belt." [...]

A Good Bad Deal?

nytimes.com — Sometime after the 1973 war, I remember seeing a cartoon that showed President Anwar el-Sadat lying flat on his back in a boxing ring. The Israeli prime minister, Golda Meir, wearing boxing gloves, was standing over him, with Sadat saying to Meir something like, "I want the trophy, I want the prize money, I want the belt."

Clinton, Saluting Vietnam Dead, Finds Old Wound Is Slow to Heal

nytimes.com — President Clinton, who avoided the Vietnam War, confronted his own past and thousands of veterans today at a ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Framed by the 58,044 names of the Vietnam War dead etched in black granite on the wall behind him, Mr. Clinton asked that differences over the war "not divide us as a people any longer."

Thomas Friedman: Cold War without the fun

timesunion.com — 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 South China Sea.

Cold War without the fun

seattletimes.com — 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 South China Sea.

Cold War Without the Fun

nytimes.com — 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 South China Sea.

How Jordan Cured Me Of Tiger Woods

golfdigest.com — I happened to be in Berlin when the Golf Digest editors invited me to contribute to this project, and I happened to share what I intended to write with Andreas Kluth, Berlin bureau chief for The Economist.

Thomas Friedman: None of the above

timesunion.com — The defeat by House Democrats - with an assist from hard-right House Republicans and praise from Hillary Rodham Clinton - of President Barack Obama's sensible plan to expand Pacific free trade and pair it with worker and environmental protections was a bad sign that many more Democrats are now polarizing toward the populist left.

Why the missing center matters

charlotteobserver.com — 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'd balance the budget.

None of the Above

nytimes.com — 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'd balance the budget.
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May 29, 2015

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