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THE WEEKLY STANDARD

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THE NEW REPUBLIC

Charles Krauthammer became a contributing editor at The Weekly Standard during the magazine's founding in 1995 and wrote many cover pieces. Read them here.

In 1983, Charles Krauthammer became a contributing writer at Time magazine, writing monthly essays over the next 25 years. Read a few of his essays here.

Charles Krauthammer joined The New Republic as a writer and editor in 1979.

Read two of his essays here.

ESSAYS THAT DEFINED THE AGE

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THE REAGAN DOCTRINE

In one of his most famous columns, Charles defined the Reagan Doctrine as "overt and unashamed American support for anti- Communist revolution.'" Read it here.

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DEMOCRATIC REALISM

While accepting the 2004 Irving Kristol Award, Charles delivered a tour de force analysis of international relations theory and proposed a new grand strategy of Democratic Realism: "It must be targeted, focused and limited. We are friends to all, but we come ashore only where it really counts." Read it here.

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THE UNIPOLAR MOMENT

In 1990, Charles described the post-Cold War world, asserting "we are in for abnormal times. Our best hope for safety in such times, as in difficult times past, as in American strength and will -- the strength and will to lead a unipolar world, unashamedly laying down the rules of world order and being prepared to enforce them." Read it here.

DECLINE IS A CHOICE

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Entering into the debate about America's role in the world, Charles argued in 2009 "two decades into the unipolar world that came about with the fall of the Soviet Union, America is in the position of deciding whether to abdicate or retain its dominance. Decline--or continued ascendancy--is in our hands."  Read it here.

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THE WASHINGTON POST

Charles Krauthammer joined The Post as a columnist in 1984, and wrote a weekly column every Friday for the following 34 years. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 1987 for “his witty and insightful columns on national issues." Read his columns here.

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FOX NEWS

Charles Krauthammer contributed political commentary and analysis across a variety of Fox News Channel's programs from 2002 up until 2018. He was a regular panelist on Special Report with Bret Baier, appearing almost every night for over a decade. Watch his appearances here.

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