Charles Krauthammer

Opinion writerWashington, D.C.

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Obama seems to believe in his strategy of passivity.

  • Jul 24, 2014

Hamas initiated the conflict with Israel on its own.

  • Jul 17, 2014

Eliminate the Central American exception and enforce the law.

  • Jul 10, 2014

Will the courts and Congress finally restrain Obama?

  • Jun 26, 2014

Obama created the crisis he now faces in Iraq and Syria.

  • Jun 19, 2014

One pitch, one plunk, one message delivered.

  • Jun 12, 2014

Obama’s inexcusable Rose Garden stunt.

  • Jun 5, 2014

One can only marvel at the smallness of it all.

  • May 29, 2014

A $400 billion gas deal between Russia and China reprises Nixon going to Beijing.

  • May 22, 2014

The tweet can be an effective expression of public outrage, but a dereliction of duty for those in charge.

  • May 15, 2014

All that matters is whether the committee produces new, important facts.

  • May 8, 2014

President Obama relies on wishful thinking and weakness amid crises worldwide.

  • May 1, 2014

The Supreme Court gets it right in ruling on race and public university admissions.

  • Apr 24, 2014

Disclosure of political contributors leads to witch hunts.

  • Apr 17, 2014

The left’s intolerance veers toward totalitarianism.

  • Apr 10, 2014

The secretary of state is on a fool’s errand in the Middle East.

  • Apr 3, 2014

Obama’s fanciful thinking leaves U.S. allies with two bad choices.

  • Mar 27, 2014

Obama’s pathetic response to Putin’s invasion: He offers to feed Crimea’s troops.

  • Mar 20, 2014

The U.S. should use the ‘tripwire’ strategy to stop Russian aggression.

  • Mar 13, 2014

Obama’s stance leaves room for Putin the conquerer.

  • Mar 6, 2014
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About Charles

Charles Krauthammer writes a weekly political column that runs on Fridays. He is also a Fox News commentator and appears nightly on “Special Report with Bret Baier.” Krauthammer joined The Post as a columnist in 1984, and he received the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 1987 for “his witty and insightful columns on national issues.” Krauthammer began his journalism career at The New Republic, where he was a writer and editor and won the 1984 National Magazine Award for Essays and Criticism. Before going into journalism, he was a speechwriter for Vice President Walter Mondale in 1980, he helped direct planning in psychiatric research for the Carter administration, and he practiced medicine for three years as a resident and then chief resident in psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital. Krauthammer was born in New York City and grew up in Montreal, Quebec. He attended McGill University, Balliol College, Oxford and Harvard Medical School.