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THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN

China’s Bullying Is Becoming a Danger to the World and Itself By Thomas L. Friedman Opinion Columnist阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 “Ever since Deng Xiaoping opened China to the world in the late 1970s, many in the West wanted to see the country succeed, because we thought China — despite its brutal authoritarian political structure — was on a path …

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Is There a War Coming Between China and the U.S.?

By Thomas L. Friedman April 27, 2021 Opinion Columnist阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 If you’re looking for a compelling beach read this summer, I recommend the novel “2034,” by James Stavridis, a retired admiral, and Elliot Ackerman, a former Marine and intelligence officer. The book is about how China and America go to war in 2034, beginning with a naval battle near …

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China Doesn’t Respect Us Anymore — for Good Reason – Thomas L. Friedman – NYT

We’ve stopped following our formula for success. By Thomas L. Friedman Opinion ColumnistMarch 23, 2021阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 1486 “Sometimes a comedian cuts through foreign policy issues better than any diplomat. Bill Maher did that the other week with an epic rant on U.S.-China relations, nailing the most troubling contrast between the two countries: China can still get big things done. …

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Opinion | The World-Shaking News That You’re Missing – By Thomas L. Friedman – The New York Times

By Thomas L. Friedman Opinion Columnist Nov. 26, 2019 478 The site of a meeting in June between President Trump and President Xi Jinping of China.Credit…Erin Schaff/The New York Times 阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 “SINGAPORE — One of the most negative byproducts of the Trump presidency is that all we talk about now is Donald Trump. Don’t get me …

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Opinion | Let’s Not Take Cues From a Country That Bans Winnie the Pooh – By Nicholas Kristof – The New York Times

By Nicholas Kristof Opinion Columnist Oct. 9, 2019 356 A display of plush dolls in the Winnie-the-Pooh collection at a Disney store in Shanghai last year.CreditCreditAssociated Press “What happens when China’s enforcers come after Winnie-the-Pooh? Will we reluctantly hand over Pooh Bear? Really sorry about this, Winnie, but China’s an important market! Winnie-the-Pooh has been banned in …

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Opinion | Hong Kong’s Protests Could Be Another Social Media Revolution That Ends in Failure – By Thomas L. Friedman – The New York Times

By Thomas L. Friedman Opinion Columnist Sept. 17, 2019 138 Protesters in Hong Kong on Sept. 6.CreditCreditAn Rong Xu for The New York Times 阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 “HONG KONG — Pay attention to Hong Kong. The three months of protests here speak volumes about the state of democracy today — how the human quest for freedom can’t be …

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Opinion | China Deserves Donald Trump – By Thomas L. Friedman – The New York Times

By Thomas L. Friedman Opinion Columnist,  May 21, 2019,   1420  President Trump insists that his tough approach to China will benefit the United States.CreditEric Thayer for The New York Times   阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 “A U.S. businessman friend of mine who works in China remarked to me recently that Donald Trump is not the American president America deserves, …

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Opinion | After the Trump-Kim Failure – By Nicholas Kristof – The New York Times

. By Nicholas Kristof Opinion Columnist Feb. 28, 2019 86 ImagePresident Trump and Kim Jong-un in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Thursday.CreditCreditEvan Vucci/Associated Press “President Trump was right to walk away from his summit with Kim Jong-un rather than accept a bad nuclear agreement, but the outcome underscores that he was bamboozled last year at his first summit …

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Opinion | The Dangerous Naïveté of Trump and Xi – The New York Times

By Nicholas Kristof Opinion Columnist    Nov. 17, 2018,      280 comments   阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 President Trump and President Xi Jinping of China in Beijing last November.CreditDoug Mills/The New York Times   ImagePresident Trump and President Xi Jinping of China in Beijing last November.CreditCreditDoug Mills/The New York Times “Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping are a bit …

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