Thomas L. Friedman

Foreign Affairs Columnist, The New York Times; Author, Thank You for Being Late

Tom Friedman is an internationally known author and journalist. His foreign affairs column in The New York Times, which he has written since 1995, reports on US domestic politics and foreign policy, Middle East conflicts, international economics, environment, biodiversity, and energy. Friedman has won the Pulitzer Prize three times for his work at The New York Times, where he has been since 1981. He is the author of seven best-selling books, including From Beirut to Jerusalem and The World Is Flat. His latest best-seller, published in 2016, is Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations.

Videos/Audio of Thomas L. Friedman

As the threat of terrorist attacks collides with Europe’s worst migration crisis since WWII, anti-migration sentiments... See more
Thomas Friedman in conversation with Salam Fayyad, Former Prime Minister, Palestinian National Authority. See more
The Ukraine's political crisis has placed it at the forefront of global tensions. In the aftermath of its recent... See more
Featuring:A Synthesis of the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival by Jim and Deb Fallows.A Conversation with David Brooks and Tom... See more
Why the effects of drought have so much to do with the revolutionary inclinations of a frustrated populace. Is climate... See more
From national security to the global economy to the future of the middle class, how high are the stakes and where are... See more