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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 need to identify Islamic terrorism for what it is by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Suicide by political correctness

During its coverage of this week's Islamic terrorist attack in Sydney, Australia, CNN ran a telling banner: "Motivation of suspect unknown." Motivation unknown? Really? Published December 17, 2014

Illustration on media protection of the Obama administration by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

How do we protect Barack Obama today?

About six weeks before the 2012 presidential election, I was walking through Rockefeller Center in New York when I heard a woman's voice calling my name. I hesitated before I turned around: As a conservative in Gotham, I never know if I'll be accosted by a raving leftist screaming "fascist!" at me. (Yes, that happened.) Published December 10, 2014

Illustration on the real purpose of Obamacare by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

What Obamacare was really about

"Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive." — Sir Walter Scott Published November 19, 2014

Illustration on Republican's mandate from voters to stop Obama's agenda by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

After stopping Obama

In early 2009, newly minted President Obama invited Republican leaders to the White House. In the spirit of good will, the GOP offered ideas about how they could work together. Mr. Obama offered a sharp rebuke: "I won." Published November 5, 2014

Illustration on the prescient warnings of Reagan's "A Time to Choose" speech by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

A Reagan refresher course on freedom

On Oct. 27, 1964 — 50 years ago next Monday — a tall, handsome man strode to a podium draped with red, white and blue bunting. Perhaps only he — and the most savvy political observers — knew it at the time, but the speaker was about to launch a transformational political movement. Published October 22, 2014

Illustration on consequences of the U.S. withdrawal from Iraq by M. Ryder/Tribune Content Agency

ISIS can't believe its good fortune

Even after the Islamic State beheaded a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, this week, its rapid rise and barbaric savagery still has many folks perplexed, including the president of the United States. Published September 3, 2014

The left's relentless attack on Alaska

Alaska is spectacular. The breathtaking majesty of unspoiled nature is all around you. So, apparently, is the left and its insidious influence. Published August 20, 2014

Illustration on Richard Nixon by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Nixon. Now more than ever

Forty years ago this week, President Richard Nixon resigned from office. I was a very young child as I watched him announce his decision to resign on Aug. 8, 1974. Published August 6, 2014