Category Archives: Thomas Friedman

Trump- Israel and the Art of the Giveaway – by Thomas Friedman – NYT

  I’m contemplating writing a book on the first year of President Trump’s foreign policy, and I already know the name: “The Art of the Giveaway.” In nearly 30 years of covering United States foreign policy, I’ve never seen a … Continue reading

Posted in China, Israel, Thomas Friedman, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Be Strategic- Not Impulsive- on North Korea – Thomas Friedman – NYT

Originally posted on Inconvenient News
“Bader, who has served multiple administrations in diplomatic and policy jobs related to China and is now a private consultant, begins by asking the best question any American strategist could ask when thinking…

Posted in David Lindsay, Korea North & South, Thomas Friedman, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

#You Ain’t No American, Bro. Donald Trump is doing real damage to America’s ability to lead a coalition, the only vehicle that can effectively address ISIS.|By Thomas L. Friedman

Tom Friedman: “What Obama also has right is that old saying: “If you’re in a poker game and you don’t know who the sucker is, it’s probably you.” That’s the game we’re in in Iraq and Syria. All our allies … Continue reading

Posted in Middle East, Syria, Thomas Friedman, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Putin’s Syrian Misadventure – Tom Friedman, The New York Times

“And the ISIS threat is becoming strategic. The massive outflow of refugees from Syria and Iraq that ISIS has provoked is leading the European Union to start to close internal borders and limit the free flow of people and probably … Continue reading

Posted in Syria, Thomas Friedman, Turkey | Tagged , | Leave a comment