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

Israel's Minister of Defense on Egypt's new president, the unraveling of Syria, Iran's nuclear capabilities, and the... See more
Thomas L. Friedman and Leon Wieseltier discuss the future of Israel including the important September vote which will... See more
Former Secretary of the Treasury Henry Paulson discusses the US's relationship with China, and why China has a vested... See more
America faces four major challenges on which our future depends, and we are failing to meet them — and if we delay any... See more
Rather than recover from our economic crisis, we need to rethink it. This means inspiring a shift in leadership habits... See more
Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad talks with New York Times Columnist Thomas L. Friedman.  See more