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  • Rice dissects American policies

    By Tom Tugend

    March 6, 2013 | 5:29 am

    For people with a palate for intellectual, social and physical nourishment, the annual Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture at UCLA is a not-to-be-missed event.

    The lecture is one of the global events sponsored by the Daniel Pearl Foundation, established by Judea and Ruth Pearl after...

  • Friedman responds to criticism over ‘bought and paid for’ jab at Congress

    December 20, 2011 | 3:23 pm

    New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman said that he should have used a more “precise term” when he wrote that congressional ovations for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were “bought and paid for by the Israel lobby.”

    “In retrospect I probably should have used a more...

  • Israeli officials escalate war of words with N.Y. Times [UPDATE]

    December 20, 2011 | 3:14 pm

    Israeli officials are stepping up their criticism of The New York Times, slamming columnist Thomas Friedman and arguing that the newspaper is an unfit venue for an Op-Ed from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

    In a scathing letter first leaked last week to The Jerusalem Post, Ron...

  • Rothman calls on Friedman to apologize for ‘bought’ jab

    December 14, 2011 | 4:39 pm

    U.S. Rep. Steve Rothman called on New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman to apologize for saying congressional cheers for Benjamin Netanyahu were “bought and paid for.”

    In a column Wednesday arguing that Netanyahu’s polices were out of sync with American Jews, Friedman wrote, “I...

  • It Only Gets Worse

    By Thomas Friedman

    May 24, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    The long-awaited Mitchell commission report about Israeli-Palestinian violence was released yesterday, and now there is a debate over what to do with its recommendations. I have a suggestion. It's kind of a two-for-one deal. Take all the Mitchell reports, make a big pile out of them,...

  • Tom Friedman’s New World Order

    By Rob Eshman

    April 15, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    It was 1984. A tough, tight-lipped Israeli army colonel was leading a small group of journalists on a tour of southern Lebanon, where Israel was in the midst of a war. The journalists wore army-issue flak jackets. They listened and took notes, as if taking dictation. One...