Is democracy on the march, or revolution?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Following the attempted assassination of Israel's ambassador in London in 1982, Menachem Begin and Ariel Sharon invaded Lebanon to eradicate the PLO nest of Yasser Arafat, who was more…

The American-Sunni War

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "We must recognize what a large and growing number of Iraqis now believe," said Sen. Ted Kennedy last week, that "the war in Iraq has become a war more…

The closing of the Harvard mind

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- A while back, after a German soccer team upset the favored British national team, a columnist tried to console his distraught countrymen. "Not to worry if the Germans more…

An inaugural formula for endless war

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Where Woodrow Wilson was going to make the world safe for democracy, George W. Bush is going him one better. President Bush is going to make the whole more…

An American that can't say no

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Historians celebrate his predecessor Truman and his successor JFK as near-great. Yet, Eisenhower is ignored. A positive-passive president, he is called, at best an average president. Yet, what more…

Does Wilson's fate await Bush?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Will the Bush presidency end as did Wilson's? Will George W. Bush be defending to his dying day, against the pitiless evidence of events, his "global democratic revolution"? more…

The criminal conspiracy to sink Bush

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- At CBS, they still don't get it. The same holds true for the investigators of Dan Rather's "60 Minutes" report, which charged that George W. Bush, while in more…

Bush-neocon parting of the ways?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Last Thursday, word spread across Washington that U.S. trade rep Robert Zoellick would become Condi Rice's No. 2 at State. This was followed by word that State's super-hawk, more…

Torture and the terror war

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Are members of al-Qaida entitled to Geneva Convention protections for POWs? Are Taliban fighters and Iraqi insurgents entitled to those protections, by which soldiers are to give name, more…

Bush rhetoric vs. reality

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- A nation's foreign policy is bankrupt, Walter Lippmann wrote, when its strategic assets, its arms and alliances, are insufficient to cover its liabilities – i.e., its commitments to more…