Charles Krauthammer

Opinion writerWashington, D.C.

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The Obama-Xi agreement is a one-sided deal in which China gets a 16-year pass.

  • Nov 20, 2014

A 2013 video is vindication of the charge that Obamacare was sold on a pack of lies.

  • Nov 13, 2014

After the Democratic loss, the GOP has an opportunity, not a mandate.

  • Nov 6, 2014

Voters’ disenchantment portends a bad night for Democrats on Tuesday.

  • Oct 30, 2014

The president’s determined detachment conveys the feeling that nobody’s home.

  • Oct 23, 2014

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
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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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