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Monica Crowley

Monica Crowley

Online Opinion Editor — Monica Crowley, a host and political and foreign affairs analyst for the Fox News Channel and host of the nationally syndicated radio program, “The Monica Crowley Show,” oversees all opinion content appearing on Washingtontimes.com and writes original content for The Washington Times. A regular panelist on “The McLaughlin Group” and an anchor on MSNBC, Ms. Crowley authored of The New York Times’ bestseller, “What The (Bleep) Just Happened? The Happy Warrior’s Guide to the Great American Comeback.” She served as Foreign Policy Assistant to former President Richard Nixon and wrote two bestsellers about her experiences. Ms. Crowley has also written for The New Yorker, the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, and the New York Post in addition to lecturing at Yale, Columbia, and MIT.

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Illustration on the repudiation of the GOP establishment by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and the GOP revolt

New Hampshire has a way of dishing out political reversals of fortune, and this week proved the Granite State hasn't lost its touch. This time, however, it was the Republican establishment that incurred its wrath. The voters are in open revolt. Published February 10, 2016

Illustration on the possible criminal liability of both Clintons over Hillary's private server by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Is Bill Clinton in the FBI crosshairs too?

In the unfolding political and legal drama surrounding Hillary Clinton and her private server, one name has been conspicuously missing. Published February 3, 2016

Illustration on emptying Guantanamo Bay prison by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Obama saves his most dangerous betrayal for last

It's now clear that despite escalating jihadi attacks and threats worldwide, nothing will dissuade President Obama from releasing or bringing in some of the world's most vicious Islamic killers. Published January 20, 2016

Illustration on the Clinton's imperiled political fortunes by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

The deal with the Clinton devil is over

Something has shifted when it comes to the treatment and perception of the Clintons, and it threatens their joint political ambitions like nothing before it. Published January 13, 2016

Illustration on the reasons for voter anger at government by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

The real reason voters are on a rampage

Happy new year. If you thought 2015 was an unpredictable political year, wait until you see what 2016 has in store. The political dynamic that has brought us to this point has been unprecedented, which means the coming months will continue to deliver wildly unforeseen outcomes. Published January 6, 2016

Illustration on Hillary Clinton's vanished home in the modern Democrat Party by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Is it Hillary's Democratic Party -- or Obama's?

Nothing says Merry Christmas like another Democratic debate buried on the Saturday night before the holiday. Few people are focused on the farcical Democratic race, but there is a very real drama enveloping the party's front-runner, and I don't mean the ongoing FBI investigation. Published December 16, 2015

Illustration on Obama's bad dissemblance on U.S. national security by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Obama's ISIS three-card monte

The Obama foreign policy has always been a destructive -- and deliberate -- mush of leftist ideology and suicidal weakness. Published December 2, 2015

Illustration on Thanksgiving Day by Donna Grethen/Tribune Content Agency

An exceptional holiday of exceptional America

There are two particularly quintessentially American holidays: Independence Day, when we celebrate our declaration of independence from the British, which began the most successful experiment in human liberty. And Thanksgiving, when we offer appreciation for the wondrous blessings in our individual lives and in the life of the nation. Published November 25, 2015

Illustration on the disguised invasion of Europe by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

The 'refugee' crisis is jihad by another name

Immediately following the Islamic State terror attacks in Paris that killed and wounded hundreds of people, French President Francois Hollande rightly declared them "acts of war" deserving a "merciless" response. Published November 18, 2015

Illustration on questions for Hillary on the Benghazi attack by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Some pointed questions for Hillary Clinton

Don't look now, but while you're recovering from this week's Republican presidential debate, the Democrats will assault us with another night of their debate kabuki theater this weekend. Published November 11, 2015

Illustration on speculation that Obama will install a successor to continue his agenda by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Who will be Barack Obama's Dmitry Medvedev?

After months of a sleek "will he or won't he" campaign, Vice President Joe Biden announced that he will not seek the Democratic nomination for president. In an odd, hastily arranged speech that sounded more like a campaign launch, he claimed that the "window had closed," with most observers concluding he exited because Hillary Clinton appears to be on the rebound. Published October 28, 2015

Illustration on Hillary's Benghazi hearing testimony by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Benghazi, lies and videotape

At some point during his first term, President Obama allowed Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wide latitude over policy on Libya. He probably thought giving her the Libya portfolio would keep her occupied for a while -- and out of his hair. Published October 21, 2015

Sen. Ted Cruz    Associated Press photo

How Ted Cruz is running the Republican table

In the spring of 2011, I heard about a dazzling young conservative, the former solicitor general of Texas, who was running for a soon-to-be-open U.S. Senate seat. Published September 9, 2015