Are the Senkakus worth a war?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "The U.S.-Japan Mutual Security Treaty of 1960 obligates the United States to treat any armed attack against any territories under the administration of Japan as dangerous to [America's] more…

Reagan was right on South Africa

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "Apartheid is an affront to human rights and human dignity. Normal and friendly relations cannot exist between the United States and South Africa until it becomes a dead more…

Is the sun rising in the east?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- The scores are in from the 2012 Program for International Student Assessment, which, every three years, tests 15-year-olds from the world's most advanced countries. For the United States, more…

Has the Asian tiger gone tiger?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- When Montecore, one of two white tigers in the Las Vegas act of Siegfried and Roy, turned and almost killed Roy on stage, the reaction was that the more…

Let Obama play the Iran hand

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- When, after the massacres at Newtown and the Washington Navy Yard, Republicans refused to outlaw the AR-15 rifle or require background checks for gun purchasers, we were told more…

Is the superpower afraid of Iran?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "Iran's Nuclear Triumph" roared the headline of the Wall Street Journal editorial. William Kristol is again quoting Churchill on Munich. Since the news broke Saturday night that Iran more…

Will Obamacare be the death of liberalism?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- By 1968, Walter Lippmann, the dean of liberal columnists, had concluded that liberalism had reached the end of its tether. In that liberal epoch, the 1960s, the Democratic more…

Nixon and Kennedy: The myths and reality

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Had there been no Dallas, there would been no Camelot. There would have been no John F. Kennedy as brilliant statesman cut off in his prime, had it more…

Papal neutrality in the culture war

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "Pope Francis doesn't want cultural warriors; he doesn't want ideologues," said Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Wash.: "The nuncio said the Holy Father wants bishops with pastoral sensitivity, more…

A deal with Iran – or war with Iran?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- If Bibi Netanyahu succeeds in closing down Obama's diplomatic path to Iran, only the road to war remains open. Which is exactly what Bibi wants. For what terrifies more…