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Thomas L. Friedman

Thomas L. Friedman (born July 20, 1953) is an American journalist. He is known for being an advocate of globalization and formulated the subsequently invalidated McDonald's peace theory which stated that no one nations with McDonalds have gone to war with each other.

He was also known for being a strong liberal supporter of the U.S. war in Iraq on the neoconservative premise that a democratic and stable Iraq would promote peace and stability in the Middle East. As of December 2003, he remains a support of the goals of the war in Iraq, although he has expressed some dismay over the Bush administration efforts to implement those goals.

He is currently a journalist at the New York Times.

He won the Pulitzer Prize three times:

Books include:


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