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COMMENTARY BY PAT BUCHANAN

  • Is America Up for a Second Cold War? By Patrick J. Buchanan

    After the 19th national congress of the Chinese Communist Party in October, one may discern Premier Xi Jinping's vision of the emerging New World Order.

  • Reining in the Rogue Royal of Arabia By Patrick J. Buchanan

    If the crown prince of Saudi Arabia has in mind a war with Iran, President Trump should disabuse his royal highness of any notion that America would be doing his fighting for him.

    Mohammed bin Salman, or MBS, the 32-year-old son of the aging and ailing King Salman, is making too many enemies for his own good, or for ours.

  • That Bloodbath in the Old Dominion By Patrick J. Buchanan

    The day after his "Silent Majority" speech on Nov. 3, 1969, calling on Americans to stand with him for peace with honor in Vietnam, Richard Nixon's GOP captured the governorships of Virginia and New Jersey.

  • Red Lines & Lost Credibility By Patrick J. Buchanan

    A major goal of this Asia trip, said National Security Adviser H. R. McMaster, is to rally allies to achieve the "complete, verifiable and permanent denuclearization of the Korean peninsula."

    Yet Kim Jong Un has said he will never give up his nuclear weapons. He believes the survival of his dynastic regime depends upon them.

  • Their America, and Ours. By Patrick J. Buchanan

    "Meet you at Peace Cross."

    In northwest D.C. in the 1950s, that was an often-heard comment among high schoolers headed for Ocean City.

  • That Other Plot -- to Bring Down Trump By Patrick J. Buchanan

    Well over a year after the FBI began investigating "collusion" between the Trump campaign and Vladimir Putin, Special Counsel Robert Mueller has brought in his first major indictment.

  • It's Trump's Party Now By Patrick J. Buchanan

    "More is now required of us than to put down our thoughts in writing," declaimed Jeff Flake in his oration against President Trump, just before he announced he will be quitting the Senate.   

  • Are Our Mideast Wars Forever? By Patrick J. Buchanan

    "The Kurds have no friends but the mountains," is an old lament. Last week, it must have been very much on Kurdish minds.

    As their U.S. allies watched, the Kurdish peshmerga fighters were run out of Kirkuk and all the territory they had captured fighting ISIS alongside the Americans. The Iraqi army that ran them out was trained and armed by the United States.

  • Is Liberalism a Dying Faith? By Patrick J. Buchanan

    Asked to name the defining attributes of the America we wish to become, many liberals would answer that we must realize our manifest destiny since 1776, by becoming more equal, more diverse and more democratic -- and the model for mankind's future.

    Equality, diversity, democracy -- this is the holy trinity of the post-Christian secular state at whose altars Liberal Man worships.

  • Is War With Iran Now Inevitable? By Patrick J. Buchanan

    With his declaration Friday that the Iran nuclear deal is not in the national interest, President Donald Trump may have put us on the road to war with Iran.