The defector

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Both the ferocity of the White House attacks and his lionization by the liberal press testify: Richard Clarke has drawn blood. The former counter-terrorism chief seeks to dynamite more…

Israel's isolation ... and ours

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "Israel has a right to defend itself," said President Bush. And against whom was Israel defending itself at dawn on Monday? A half-blind and deaf paraplegic being wheeled more…

America in 2050: Another country

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- In 1960, when JFK defeated Nixon, America was a nation of 160 million, 90 percent white and 10 percent black, with a few million Hispanics and Asians sprinkled more…

The consequences of 'Mr. Bush's War'

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- A year has elapsed since President Bush ordered U.S. forces to invade Iraq. Since that March day, 2003, it has become clear as crystal: Operation Iraqi Freedom was more…

Terrorists – and freedom fighters?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Between 1971 and 1973, he was commander of the Derry Brigade of the Provisional IRA, which fought gun battles with British soldiers in a war that would cost more…

Defining Kerry downward

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Will George W. Bush share the fate of his father and be turned out of office 18 months after having won a military triumph that vaulted him to more…

The jobs crisis and the GOP

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- President Bush and his advisers are puzzled and worried. Economic liftoff took place right on schedule in July when the tax cuts took effect. In the last six more…

The aggressors in the culture wars

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "It became an emblematic moment. Patrick Buchanan standing before the Republican National Convention in August 1992, bluntly declaring that there was a 'religious war' and a 'cultural war' more…

Mel Gibson's triumph

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- On coming away from a first, full viewing of Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ," among the questions that came to mind was: What in heaven's name more…

Greenspan's grim diagnosis

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- The job of the chairman of the Fed, it used to be said, was to take away the punch bowl just as the party got going good. Last more…