Bush outsources Mideast policy

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "Speaking of the Palestinians, they were dealt a lethal blow," exulted a jubilant Ariel Sharon, "It will bring their dreams to an end." Sharon was bragging about his more…

Thinking the unthinkable

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "I hope you got a sense of conviction about what we're doing," said the president, as he ended his primetime press conference. We certainly did. Indeed, listening Tuesday more…

Soldier on, escalate or get out?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- This is "George Bush's Vietnam," railed Sen. Kennedy last week in a charge that angered Sen. John McCain. And by any traditional measure of war, McCain is right. more…

Fr. Kerry & Pius XXIII

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "My oath privately between me and God was defined in the Catholic Church by Pius XXIII and Pope Paul VI in the Vatican II, which allows for freedom more…

Is failure now an option?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "No one knows how America's occupation of Iraq will play out. Optimists say this will be like Germany and Japan after World War II. ... Pessimists point to more…

Have we the will to win?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Would that mob in Fallujah have dared treat the security men of Saddam the way they treated those Americans? Would they have danced and shouted, "Death to Saddam," more…

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…