Posts Tagged ‘Thomas Friedman’

Thomas Friedman on Why CNN Shouldn’t Have Fired Octavia Nasr

Thomas Friedman‘s Op-Ed for the Friday New York Times took a belated (8 days had transpired before Friedman penned his piece) look at CNN’s firing of Senior Middle East Affairs Editor Octavia Nasr. To Friedman, though Nasr’s Twitter message may have highlighted a lack of proper forethought on Nasr’s part, it was not a fireable […]

Rahm Emanuel : U.S. Fed Up With Israel, but Won’t Walk Away

Could White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel be taking a page from Thomas Friedman’s Palestine-Israel playbook? Apparently, some media outlets have spun Emanuel’s comments during a meeting with consul general of Israel, Jacob Dayan to mean that Emanuel wants the White House to walk away from the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Both the White House and […]

Friedman on Peace Process : America Should ‘Get Out of The Picture’

In an opinion piece for the New York Times, Thomas Friedman, asserts that the United States should abandon the Palestinian-Israeli peace process altogether because it has become a play of the same script different cast: The Israeli-Palestinian peace process has become a bad play. It is obvious that all the parties are just acting out […]

Video : Hamid Karzai on Farid Zakaria GPS, ‘I’m Known for Consensus’

Hamid Karzai says that all parties involved have had made mistakes over the past 8 years and speaks well about wanting to make the best decisions for a nation in the situation that Afghanistan is in, which are all fairly by the book positions for an unpopular President facing charges of illegitimacy at home and […]

Thomas Friedman on Obama’s De-Legitimizers and the Loss of a United American Ideal

In an Op-Ed for the New York Times, Thomas Friedman states his fear that the current hostile attitudes against United States President Barack Hussein Obama not only resemble attitudes in Israel before the 1995 assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, but that these attacks put an end to the idea of a united American identity. […]