What would Braveheart do?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- No matter how the vote turns out on Thursday in Scotland, either for independence or continued union with Britain, the disintegration of the Old Continent appears almost inevitable. more…

Obama's incoherent war argument

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- The strategy President Obama laid out Wednesday night to "degrade and ultimately destroy the terrorist group known as ISIL," is incoherent, inconsistent and, ultimately, non-credible. A year ago, more…

Bluster and bluff in the Baltic

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "I say to the people of Estonia and the people of the Baltics, today we are bound by our treaty alliance. ... Article 5 is crystal clear: An more…

War drums along the Potomac

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- By releasing the grisly videos of the beheadings of American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff, ISIS has altered the political landscape here and across the Middle East. more…

Behind the sinking of the Lusitania

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- About how America became involved in certain wars, many conspiracy theories have been advanced – and some have been proved correct. When James K. Polk got his declaration more…

Has Hillary ever been right?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Sen. Rand Paul raises an interesting question: When has Hillary Clinton ever been right on foreign policy? The valkyrie of the Democratic Party says she urged President Obama more…

A plan to defeat the Islamic State

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- The decisions that determined the fate of the great nations and empires that failed to survive the 20th century are well known. For the Kaiser's Germany, it was more…

The howl of the mob: Race-based justice

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Among the demands of the "protesters" in Ferguson is that the investigation and prosecution of police officer Darren Wilson be taken away from St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert more…

Is Ferguson our future?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "America is on trial," said Rev. Al Sharpton from the pulpit of Greater St Mark's Family Church in Ferguson, Missouri. At issue, the shooting death of Michael Brown, more…

Let Congress vote on Iraq War III

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Last week, we were told there were 40,000 Yazidis on Sinjar Mountain facing starvation if they remained there, and slaughter by ISIS if they came down. But a more…