Eugene Robinson

Opinion writerWashington, D.C.

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Giving powerful weapons to rebel forces is a recipe for disaster.

  • Jul 21, 2014

Will there ever be an end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

  • Jul 17, 2014

Live chat with Eugene Robinson about his latest columns and political news.

  • Jul 15, 2014

Eugene Robinson discussed his latest columns and political news.

  • Jul 15, 2014

Republicans’ 2016 hopefuls rant but offer no solutions.

  • Jul 14, 2014

The crisis at the borders calls urgently for a comprehensive fix.

  • Jul 10, 2014

Eugene Robinson discussed his latest columns and political news.

  • Jul 8, 2014

The NSA’s snooping net catches much more than anyone thought.

  • Jul 7, 2014

Amid today’s gridlock, the Founding Fathers must be spinning in their graves.

  • Jul 3, 2014

Eugene Robinson discussed his latest columns and political news.

  • Jul 1, 2014

The recent attacks may have brightened her chances for 2016.

  • Jun 30, 2014

The U.S. may come to regret how it’s handled these instruments of war.

  • Jun 26, 2014

Eugene Robinson discussed his latest columns and political news.

  • Jun 24, 2014

What could unify Iraq now, short of thousands of U.S. troops?

  • Jun 23, 2014

Examining the ‘jogo bonito’ of World Cup soccer.

  • Jun 19, 2014

Live chat with Eugene Robinson about his latest columns and political news.

  • Jun 17, 2014

But he did make one mistake.

  • Jun 16, 2014

Eric Cantor’s loss further marginalizes the GOP.

  • Jun 12, 2014

Hillary Clinton keeps walking that fine line heading toward 2016.

  • Jun 9, 2014

What Obama did was ‘mostly’ reasonable.

  • Jun 5, 2014
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About Eugene

Eugene Robinson writes a twice-a-week column on politics and culture, contributes to the PostPartisan blog, and hosts a weekly online chat with readers. In a three-decade career at The Post, Robinson has been city hall reporter, city editor, foreign correspondent in Buenos Aires and London, foreign editor, and assistant managing editor in charge of the paper’s Style section. He started writing a column for the Op-Ed page in 2005. In 2009, he received the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary for “his eloquent columns on the 2008 presidential campaign that focus on the election of the first African-American president, showcasing graceful writing and grasp of the larger historic picture.” Robinson is the author of “Disintegration: The Splintering of Black America” (2010), “Last Dance in Havana” (2004), and “Coal to Cream: A Black Man’s Journey Beyond Color to an Affirmation of Race” (1999). He lives with his wife and two sons in Arlington.