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Author Archives: Charles Krauthammer / Syndicated Columnist

The big picture often eludes Obama

WASHINGTON – Leave it to Barack Obama’s own former secretary of state to acknowledge the fatal flaw of his foreign policy: a total absence of strategic thinking.

Kerry’s cluelessness on Hamas hurts U.S. interests

WASHINGTON – John Kerry is upset by heavy criticism from Israelis – left, right and center – of his recent cease-fire diplomacy. But that’s only half the story.

Hamas’ evil should be condemned

WASHINGTON – Israel accepts an Egyptian-proposed Gaza cease-fire; Hamas keeps firing.

Immigration crisis could be resolved easily, quickly

WASHINGTON – As is his wont, President Obama is treating the border crisis – more than 50,000 unaccompanied children crossing illegally – as a public relations problem.

Obama oversteps law on greenhouse gases, ACA

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court this week admonished the Environmental Protection Agency for overreaching in regulating greenhouse gases.

Obama sacrificed stability in Iraq

WASHINGTON – Yes, it is true that there was no al-Qaeda in Iraq when George W. Bush took office.

A small foreign policy of retreat

WASHINGTON – It is fitting that the day before President Obama gives his grand West Point address defending the wisdom and prudence of his foreign policy, his government should be urging Americans to evacuate Libya.