Pat Buchanan

Posted November 24, 2015

If the purpose of terrorism is to terrify, the Islamic State had an extraordinary week. Brussels, capital of the EU and command post of mighty NATO, is still in panic and lockdown.

Posted November 20, 2015

In denouncing Republicans as "scared of widows and orphans," and castigating those who prefer Christian refugees to Muslims coming to America, Barack Obama has come off as petulant and unpresidential.

Posted November 17, 2015

Among the presidential candidates of the Republican Party and their foreign policy leaders on Capitol Hill the cry is almost universal:

Posted November 13, 2015

Rand Paul had his best debate moment Tuesday when he challenged Marco Rubio on his plans to increase defense spending by $1 trillion.

Posted November 10, 2015

"A modern day mass migration is taking place ... that could change the face of Europe's civilization," warned Hungarian President Viktor Orban.

Posted November 07, 2015

The villainess of "Trumbo," played by Helen Mirren, is Hedda Hopper, the anti-Communist columnist who had considerable clout in Hollywood and backed Ronald Reagan, Ryskind Sr. and John Wayne, who eventually drove the Communists from their midst.

Posted November 03, 2015

"The United States is being sucked into a new Middle East war," says The New York Times. And the Times has it exactly right.

Posted October 30, 2015

Trailed by two Chinese warships, the guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen sailed inside the 12-nautical-mile limit of Subi Reef, a man-made island China claims as her national territory.

Posted October 27, 2015

Are Catholic truths immutable? Or can they change with the changing times?

Posted October 23, 2015

"If the Cold War is over, what's the point of being an American?" said Rabbit Angstrom, the protagonist of the John Updike novels.

Posted October 20, 2015

Today even the Trump deniers concede the possibility.

Posted October 16, 2015

Why cannot we leave? Because, if we do, we risk the re-seizure of power by the Taliban we drove out 14 years ago, and a wipeout of all we have accomplished in America's longest war.

Posted October 13, 2015

The honor of it all aside, Rep. Paul Ryan would do well to decline the speakership of the House. For it is a poisoned chalice that is being offered to him.

Posted October 09, 2015

"Seems the more people you kill, the more you are in the limelight."

Posted October 06, 2015

Having established a base on the Syrian coast, Vladimir Putin last week began air strikes on ISIS and other rebel forces seeking to overthrow Bashar Assad.

Posted October 02, 2015

"Do you realize now what you have done? So Vladimir Putin in his U.N. address summarized his indictment of a U.S. foreign policy that has produced a series of disasters in the Middle East that we did not need the Russian leader to describe for us.

Posted September 29, 2015

Pope Francis's four-day visit to the United States was by any measure a personal and political triumph.

Posted September 25, 2015

Beliefs matter. "Ideas Have Consequences," as conservative scholar Richard Weaver wrote in his classic of that title in 1948.

Posted September 22, 2015

Posted September 18, 2015

What Vladimir Putin is up to in Syria makes far more sense than what Barack Obama and John Kerry appear to be up to in Syria.