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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.


15 Quotes from Charles Krauthammer

Thought-provoking, insightful and eloquent.

A Terrible Deal

The Iran deal is the worst agreement in U.S. diplomatic history.

Netanyahu’s Churchillian Warning

Like Churchill, will Netanyahu also be ignored?

Do We Really Mean ‘Never Again’?

Want to truly honor the dead? Show solidarity with the living – Israel and its 6 million Jews.

The Truth about Gaza

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

The ‘Deterrence Works’ Fantasy

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

Why Israel Unites

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

Counterpoint: Do Not Build the Mosque

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

Those Troublesome Jews

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

Fort Hood: Victim or Terrorist?

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

The Settlements Myth

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

Moral Clarity in Gaza

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

The Miracle, at 60

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

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

Why They Fight

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

Death in Gaza

Who is to blame for grief on a beach?

Approaching 6 Million

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

Curse of the Moderates

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

Palestine without Illusions

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

Gibson's Blood Libel

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

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

Provisional Statehood is Folly

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

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

Jenin: The Truth

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

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

Banish Arafat Now

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

Arafat Must Go

How many moments of truth does a liar get?

Ship Of Truth

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

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

Arafat's War: How To End It

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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