Both sides need to be smart and honest about how the countries became economic successes.
Thomas L. Friedman
We made two bets, and the Iranians and the Saudis responded with their worst impulses.
Patriots put love of their own people first, while nationalists put hate for other people first.
We have a national interest in Jamal Khashoggi’s saga.
The president’s fantasy is that the U.S. can ignore the global forces of nature.
Saudi Arabia stands accused of killing him. If it did, it will be a disaster for the regime of Mohammed bin Salman.
The nation is deeply divided, with each side seeing the other as “the enemy.”
The Chinese are catching up to the U.S. in many ways, and the president grasps only part of the reason.
Forty years after the Camp David accords, we’re again at a fateful moment.