Is the specter of Trump haunting Davos?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- The lights are burning late in Davos tonight. At the World Economic Forum, keynoter Joe Biden warned global elites that the unraveling of the middle class in America more…

Is the ayatollah a RINO?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Is the Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the supreme leader of the Islamic Republic, a RINO – a revolutionary in name only? So they must be muttering around the barracks more…

U.S., Iran step back from the brink

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- To awaken Thursday to front-page photos of U.S. sailors kneeling on the deck of their patrol boat, hands on their heads in postures of surrender, on Iran's Farsi more…

What Bernie & The Donald portend

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Three weeks out from the Iowa caucuses, and clarity emerges. Hillary Clinton, the likely Democratic nominee, is in trouble. Polls show her slightly ahead of socialist Bernie Sanders more…

Why is North Korea our problem?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- For Xi Jinping, it has been a rough week. Panicked flight from China's currency twice caused a plunge of 7 percent in her stock market, forcing a suspension more…

Will Mideast allies drag us into war?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- The New Year's execution by Saudi Arabia of the Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr was a deliberate provocation. Its first purpose: Signal the new ruthlessness and resolve more…

Winners & losers of 2015

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Each year, "The McLaughlin Group," the longest-running panel show on national TV, which began in 1982, announces its awards for the winners and losers and the best and more…

Is the West disintegrating?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- On Jan. 1, 2002, the day that euro coins and banknotes entered into circulation, my column, "Say Goodbye to the Mother Continent," contained this pessimistic prognosis: "This European more…

Islam and the West: An irreconcilable conflict?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "I worry greatly that the rhetoric coming from the Republicans, particularly Donald Trump, is sending a message to Muslims here ... and ... around the world, that there more…

America first –- or World War III

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "If you're in favor of World War III, you have your candidate." So said Rand Paul, looking directly at Gov. Chris Christie, who had just responded to a more…