Charles Krauthammer

Opinion writerWashington, D.C.


The United States is on the brink of an epic capitulation to Iran.

  • Feb 26, 2015

The GOP should finish what the Democrats started and direct the blame to Harry Reid.

  • Feb 19, 2015

The president’s reaction to a world in turmoil is alarmingly passive.

  • Feb 12, 2015

Fragile front-line Arab nations such as Jordan are at the center of Obama’s Middle East strategy.

  • Feb 5, 2015

But the threat to the Jewish future is in the Muslim Middle East, not Europe.

  • Jan 29, 2015

Tehran is on the march to dominate the Arab world and attain nuclear status.

  • Jan 22, 2015

President Obama has been practically invisible.

  • Jan 15, 2015

Then return that revenue to consumers through a cut in the Social Security tax.

  • Jan 8, 2015

Obama walks away empty-handed in a one-way deal with Cuba.

  • Jan 1, 2015

The Islamic State’s ideology is inspiring a new threat from people in our midst.

  • Dec 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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