By Pat Buchanan, February 26, 2018: In a surprise overtime victory in the finals of the Olympic men’s hockey tournament, the Russians defeated Germany, 4-3. But the Russians were not permitted to have their national anthem played or flag raised, due to a past doping scandal. So, the team ignored the prohibition and sang out… Continue reading The Eternal Lure of Nationalism
By Patrick J. Buchanan, January 18, 2018: The war for dominance in the Middle East, following the crushing of ISIS, appears about to commence in Syria — with NATO allies America and Turkey on opposing sides. Turkey is moving armor and troops south to Syria’s border enclave of Afrin, occupied by Kurds, to drive them… Continue reading A US-Turkish Clash in Syria?
Pat Buchanan, December 20, 2017: In the run-up to Christmas, President Donald Trump has been the beneficiary of some surprisingly good news and glad tidings. Sunday, Vladimir Putin called to thank him and the CIA for providing Russia critical information that helped abort an ISIS plot to massacre visitors to Kazan Cathedral in St. Petersburg.… Continue reading Who Wants War with Iran — and Why?
Pat Buchanan, October 12, 2017: Three decades ago, as communications director in the White House, I set up an interview for Bill Rusher of National Review. Among his first questions to President Reagan was to ask him to assess the political importance of Barry Goldwater. Said Reagan, “I guess you could call him the John… Continue reading Is Trump the Heir to Reagan?
With the Trump Presidency growing further imperiled each day, it is worth contemplating the consequences of a deep state coup. Notwithstanding beltway talk of ‘Russian interference into our election’, if Trump was removed from office, an entire generation of American voters and perhaps millions of populists around the world, would have their faith in democracy… Continue reading After the Coup, What Then?
Before President Trump considers whether further American involvement in overseas wars is necessary, despite the war- hungry ways of the beltway, he ought to remember the abundance of conflicts the US already finds itself inextricably involved in. Moreover, the tremendous economic and human costs of any military clash with Russia, North Korea or Iran, by… Continue reading Shall We Fight Them All?
By Patrick J. Buchanan, July 14, 2017: “Is Russia an enemy of the United States?” NBC’s Kasie Hunt demanded of Ted Cruz. Replied the runner-up for the GOP nomination, “Russia is a significant adversary. Putin is a KGB thug.” To Hillary Clinton running mate Tim Kaine, the revelation that Donald Trump Jr., entertained an offer… Continue reading Russia Baiters and Putin Haters