Charles Krauthammer

Opinion writerWashington, D.C.


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

Obama’s cynical calculation to save his party from a midterm shellacking.

  • Aug 7, 2014

John Kerry has legitimized Hamas’s criminality.

  • Jul 31, 2014

Obama seems to believe in his strategy of passivity.

  • Jul 24, 2014

Hamas initiated the conflict with Israel on its own.

  • Jul 17, 2014

Eliminate the Central American exception and enforce the law.

  • Jul 10, 2014

Will the courts and Congress finally restrain Obama?

  • Jun 26, 2014

Obama created the crisis he now faces in Iraq and Syria.

  • Jun 19, 2014

One pitch, one plunk, one message delivered.

  • Jun 12, 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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