Video of Tom Friedman interviewing President Barack Obama.

This is the whole interview on video, 46 minutes. Not for all, but excellent. Friedman identifies an Obama Doctrine, from strength, engage your enemies in negotiations. Obama has recreated relations with Burma and Cuba. Iran is a bigger enemy to work with. One of the good comments after the op-ed piece points out that this approach echos that of another president, Teddy Roosevelt, who said the US should talk softly, but carry a big stick. Three cheers for our President Barack Obama.

President Obama talks with Thomas L. Friedman about the calculations that informed the Iran nuclear framework and what they say about his overall approach to foreign policy.|By The New York Times

About David Lindsay Jr

David Lindsay is the author of "The Tay Son Rebellion, Historical Fiction of Eighteenth- Century Vietnam," that covers a bloody civil war from 1770 to 1802. Find more about it at, also known as, David Lindsay is currently writing about Climate Change and the Sixth Extinction., as well as singing and performing a "folk concert" on Climate Change and the Sixth Extinction. He can be reached at daljr37(at)
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