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William Kristol

William Kristol is editor-at-large of The Bulwark. He was a founder of The Weekly Standard, and is a regular guest on leading political commentary shows. Prior to his work at The Weekly Standard, Kristol led the Project for the Republican Future, an organization that helped shape the strategy that produced the 1994 Republican congressional victory.  From 1985 to 1993, Kristol served as chief of staff to Education Secretary William Bennett in the Reagan Administration and as chief of staff to Vice President Dan Quayle in the George H. W. Bush administration. Before coming to Washington, Kristol taught politics at the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard University.

Articles by William Kristol (page 1)

April 4, 2024 9:45 am

Strikes on Humanitarian Workers Are a Tragedy. Accountability Is a Necessity.

Plus: An 'outraged and heartbroken' Biden stays the course.
William Kristol
April 2, 2024 9:43 am

What Wouldn’t Trump Do?

Plus: Two cheers for ‘God Bless the USA.’
William Kristol
March 14, 2024 9:41 am

Now Do Ukraine

Plus: Biden pushes Senate to act on TikTok while Trump waffles and his surrogates quarrel on the bill.
William Kristol
March 1, 2024 9:34 am

Biden’s Border Bet

Plus: A jam-packed month of March and a time for choosing.
William Kristol
February 27, 2024 9:37 am

After Alabama Ruling, Republicans Scramble to Embrace IVF

Plus: How far will Nikki go?
William Kristol
November 2, 2023 5:32 am

Putin’s Century?

Sadly, Russia’s dictator has had a pretty good century so far.
William Kristol
October 23, 2023 1:10 am

A Month When Decades Happen

Like another October fifty years ago, this month’s events will shape politics at home and abroad.
William Kristol
January 23, 2023 5:30 am

Whatever Happened to the ‘Zeitenwende’?

Delayed, not denied.
William Kristol
January 7, 2023 12:09 pm

Our Kevin

Kevin McCarthy now speaks for all Americans.
William Kristol
December 30, 2022 10:09 am

A (Surprisingly) Happy New Year

2022 was better than expected; 2023 is key.
William Kristol