Charles Krauthammer

Opinion writerWashington, D.C.


Viruses don’t wait, a lesson the federal government must learn now.

  • Oct 16, 2014

Turkey’s issues with Kurds may trump its Islamic State fight.

  • Oct 9, 2014

Regaining the Senate would finally give the GOP the opportunity to demonstrate its capacity to govern.

  • Oct 2, 2014

Obama’s implicit plan: Expel the Islamic State from Iraq; contain it in Syria.

  • Sep 25, 2014

The United States must show the Islamic State it made a big mistake by provoking a superpower.

  • Sep 18, 2014

You can tell he has been dragged unwillingly into this new war.

  • Sep 11, 2014

Obama and NATO’s stunning passivity.

  • Sep 4, 2014

Obama should be taking the lead in reforming the tax code.

  • Aug 28, 2014

The real objective of U.S. airstrikes is stopping the worst people on earth.

  • Aug 21, 2014

Obama’s foreign policy lacks strategic thinking.

  • Aug 14, 2014
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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.
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