Charles Krauthammer / Politics

Revenge, American-style

WASHINGTON -- Vengeance is mine, sayeth the Lord. And although retribution shall surely come in the fullness of time, a ballplayer can only wait so long.

Accordingly, when Boston slugger David Ortiz came to bat against Tampa Bay's David Price at ...

Free Him, Then Try Him

WASHINGTON -- What is it with Susan Rice and the Sunday morning talk shows? This time she said Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl had served in Afghanistan "with honor and distinction" -- the biggest whopper since she insisted the Benghazi attack was caused by a ...

Emptiness at West Point

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.

Libya, of course, was once ...

Who Made the Pivot to Asia? Putin

WASHINGTON -- On Wednesday, it finally happened -- the pivot to Asia. No, not the United States. It was Russia that turned East.

In Shanghai, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping signed a spectacular energy deal -- $...

The Sound and the Fury -- and the Tweet

WASHINGTON -- Mass schoolgirl kidnapping in Nigeria -- to tweet or not to tweet? Is hashtagging one's indignation about some outrage abroad an exercise in moral narcissism or a worthy new way of standing up to bad guys?

The answer seems rather ...

Benghazi: How to Do the Hearings Right

WASHINGTON -- The Democrats are portraying the not-yet-even constituted House Select Committee on Benghazi as nothing but a partisan exercise. They are even considering boycotting the hearings to delegitimize them.

Fine. Although this would give ...