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Charles Lipson

Charles Lipson is the Peter B. Ritzma professor of political science emeritus at the University of Chicago, where he founded the Program on International Politics, Economics and Security, and a Spectator contributing writer.

Politics

Trump’s never-ending ‘stolen election’ story damages America

But his attack on our constitutional procedures does not stand alone

By Charles Lipson

Politics

The Squad will regret shooting down Israel’s Iron Dome

Helping Israel and especially its military are reason enough for the House’s far left to oppose the funding

By Charles Lipson

Politics

Joe Biden’s victory lap around Afghan defeat

Calling the evacuation mission an ‘extraordinary success’ is worse than false. It is shameful

By Charles Lipson

International

The cost of the terrible tragedy at Kabul airport

This deadly fiasco didn’t just happen on Biden’s watch. It happened because of his decisions

By Charles Lipson

Politics

Biden’s press conference was a feast of disinformation

Americans are forming the indelible impression that this president is incompetent

By Charles Lipson

Politics

Why Andrew Cuomo had to go

The New York governor was finished as soon as other Democrats no longer feared him

By Charles Lipson

Politics

Getting UN help on American civil rights is a great idea

I for one would love a lecture on police brutality from Cuba or Venezuela

By Charles Lipson

Politics

How cable news will inevitably politicize the Surfside building tragedy

Brace yourself for several days of vapid non-news

By Charles Lipson

Politics

Incentives matter

Right now we have the wrong ones — for schools, crime and employment

By Charles Lipson

Politics

Let the president play on the beach or the golf course

What matters are the decisions he makes

By Charles Lipson

Politics

Who wants Biden’s massive budget?

The President wasn’t elected to carry out such a vast expansion of centralized government

By Charles Lipson

Middle East

Elite anti-Semitism at the Boston Globe

Their cartoon is both vile and factually incorrect

By Charles Lipson

Middle East

The decline and fall of the Associated Press

The AP’s building in Gaza collapses after an Israeli air strike. Is the organization’s credibility crumbling too?

By Charles Lipson

Politics

Who killed bipartisanship?

Joe Biden promised moderation. He hasn’t delivered it

By Charles Lipson

Politics

Does ‘anti-racism’ also mean slurring black conservatives?

It sure seems that way on Twitter

By Charles Lipson

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