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Charles Krauthammer

Charles Krauthammer is a sydicated columnist for the Washington Post, and a contributor on Fox News. He has been named by the Financial Times the most influential commentator in America, and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Distinguished Commentary.

The Truth about Gaza

The Truth about Gaza

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Israel is using missile defense to protect its civilians and Hamas is using their civilians to protect their missiles.


The ‘Deterrence Works’ Fantasy

The ‘Deterrence Works’ Fantasy

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Deterrence worked with the Soviet Union. Here's why it won't work with Iran.


Why Israel Unites

Why Israel Unites

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Echoes of ’67, Israelis today face the greatest threat to their existence.


Counterpoint: Do Not Build the Mosque

Counterpoint: Do Not Build the Mosque

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It would be a sacrilege to build the proposed mosque at Ground Zero.


Those Troublesome Jews

Those Troublesome Jews

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The whole point of this relentless international campaign is to deprive Israel of any legitimate form of self-defense.


Fort Hood: Victim or Terrorist?

Fort Hood: Victim or Terrorist?

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Medicalizing mass murder not only exonerates. It turns the murderer into a sympathetic victim.


The Settlements Myth

The Settlements Myth

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For generations, Palestinian leadership chose destitution and despair rather than accept any settlement not accompanied by the extinction of Israel.


The Hamas 'Peace' Gambit

The Hamas 'Peace' Gambit

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The peace of the grave.


Moral Clarity in Gaza

Moral Clarity in Gaza

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Hamas has only one grievance: Israel's very existence.


The Miracle, at 60

The Miracle, at 60

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It's the norm for exiled nations to disappear -- with one exception: a miraculous story of redemption and return, after not a century or two, but 2,000 years.


Prelude to the Six Days

Prelude to the Six Days

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The entire Arab world was furiously preparing Israel's imminent extinction. And the world did nothing.


Why They Fight

Why They Fight

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It's not the occupation. The issue is, and has always been, Israel's existence.


Death in Gaza

Death in Gaza

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Who is to blame for grief on a beach?


Approaching 6 Million

Approaching 6 Million

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Israel is a tempting target for those who would finish Hitler's work. His successors now reside in Tehran.


Curse of the Moderates

Curse of the Moderates

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The mob has turned this into a test case for freedom of speech in the West.


Palestine without Illusions

Palestine without Illusions

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If the world responds correctly, the Hamas victory will mark a turning point for the better.


Gibson's Blood Libel

Gibson's Blood Libel

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When you retell a story in which the role of the Jews is central and give it the most offensive, pre-Vatican II treatment possible, you can hardly claim, "I didn't mean it."


Holiday From History

Holiday From History

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Will the civilized world disarm the barbarians who could cause the ultimate destruction?


Provisional Statehood is Folly

Provisional Statehood is Folly

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The reason innocents are dying every day is not because of the occupation, but because the Palestinians believe they can get land without peace.


Why Fight

Why Fight

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Historically, most conflicts are either settled, or decisively altered, by test of arms.


Jenin: The Truth

Jenin: The Truth

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The "Jenin massacre" is more than a fiction. It is a hoax, perpetrated in a world of monstrous moral inversion.


Lebanon: The Fuse for Armageddon

Lebanon: The Fuse for Armageddon

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Just end the occupation of the West Bank, say the Arabs, and we will guarantee Israel peace. Lebanon proves otherwise.


Banish Arafat Now

Banish Arafat Now

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If this fighting is ever to end, it must be shown that there is a price for violence, terror and duplicity.


Arafat Must Go

Arafat Must Go

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How many moments of truth does a liar get?


Ship Of Truth

Ship Of Truth

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The ship is an announcement of Arafat's duplicitous intentions: a temporary truce -- as he girds for war, a far wider, deadlier, more explosive war.


The Saudi Peace Sham

The Saudi Peace Sham

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This phony plan designed to get Arafat off the hook is guaranteed to make things worse.


Arafat's War: How To End It

Arafat's War: How To End It

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This magnum opus from a popular syndicated columnist puts events of the past year into perspective, and offers a strategy for the future.


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