Charles Krauthammer

Opinion writerWashington, D.C.

The latest from Charles

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

The U.S. must counter Russia’s neo-colonialism.

  • Feb 27, 2014

Scientists who pretend to know the effect of carbon dioxide emissions decades hence are propagandists.

  • Feb 20, 2014

The health-care law encourages idleness and depresses hiring.

  • Feb 13, 2014

The consequences of changes in the complex U.S. system.

  • Feb 6, 2014

The GOP should focus on policy, not female sexuality.

  • Jan 30, 2014

America’s most reliable friend deserves an answer on the Keystone XL pipeline.

  • Jan 23, 2014

Obama never was serious about the war in Afghanistan.

  • Jan 16, 2014

Boycott those who would boycott Israel.

  • Jan 9, 2014

Repealing two sections of Obamacare would cut off the administration’s Plan B.

  • Jan 2, 2014

The nation finally wakes up to how radical Obamacare is.

  • Dec 19, 2013

He has shown little aptitude and even less interest in governing.

  • Dec 12, 2013

Obama’s response to three crises is leaving them spinning.

  • Dec 5, 2013

America now has a Senate with no rules and a president without boundaries.

  • Nov 28, 2013
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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.