Charles Krauthammer

Opinion writerWashington, D.C.


Knowing what we know now, was abandoning Iraq in 2011 the right thing to do?

  • May 21, 2015

Think long-term, because the U.S. relationship with Asia will outlast this president.

  • May 14, 2015

Fewer animals are on display or confined, but we still slaughter them on an industrial scale for eating.

  • May 7, 2015

“Wolf Hall” blurs fact and fiction, but sometimes an audience must accept such contradictions.

  • Apr 30, 2015

The president is handing over regional power to Iran.

  • Apr 23, 2015

Hillary Clinton goes through the motions as she road-trips through Iowa.

  • Apr 16, 2015

The United States concedes far too much in the nuclear framework.

  • Apr 9, 2015

Rubio, Bush and Walker are current morning-line favorites.

  • Mar 27, 2015

Benjamin Netanyahu’s reelection does not portend more strife in the Middle East.

  • Mar 19, 2015

From Sebelius to Rahm to Warren to Fluke to Clinton.

  • Sep 6, 2012
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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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