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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.

Russia

Can Putin ever be stopped?

The Russian president will only halt his prospective move on Ukraine if he fears the costs and risks of invasion are too high

By Charles Lipson

Politics

The little president who cried racism

Biden hides in the last refuge of today’s scoundrels 

By Charles Lipson

Politics

Kamala’s bad press isn’t ‘racist’ or ‘sexist’

Vice President Harris is a terrible politician and voters know it

By Charles Lipson

Policy

Why local crime hurts Democrats nationally

For several years now, progressives have waged a war on law enforcement

By Charles Lipson

Politics

Voters are saying ‘no’ but Biden isn’t listening

Could the message to politicians be any clearer? Any louder?

By Charles Lipson

Economics

Supply chain for dummies: a fairy tale

President Biden thinks Americans are too stupid to understand why the shelves are empty

By Charles Lipson

Politics

Halloween comes late for Democrats

The results not just in Virginia but New Jersey will haunt them for the next year

By Charles Lipson

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

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