Bombing won't save Iraq

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- WASHINGTON – The panic that engulfed this capital after the fall of Mosul, when it appeared that the Islamist fanatics of ISIS would overrun Baghdad, has passed. And more…

Their war, not ours

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- As the Islamic warriors of ISIS rolled down the road from Mosul, John McCain was an echo of French Premier Paul Reynaud, when word reached Paris that Rommel more…

A populist path to power?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical." If Thomas more…

The endless invasion of America

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- For 10 days, Americans have argued over the wisdom of trading five Taliban senior commanders for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. President Obama handed the Taliban a victory, critics contend, more…

Somewhere in hell, bin Laden is smiling

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Bowe Bergdahl was "an American prisoner of war captured on the battlefield" who "served the United States with distinction and honor," asserted Susan Rice, the president's national security more…

Bergdahl: War hero or deserter?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "We needed to get him out of there, essentially to save his life." So said Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, an Army sergeant in Vietnam, of Barack Obama's more…

Is Obama blundering into a Syrian quagmire?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- With his address at West Point, President Obama succeeded where all his previous efforts had failed. He brought us together. Nobody seems to have liked the speech. A more…

U.S. democracy: Another god that failed

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- On Memorial Day weekend, scores of thousands of bikers arrived here for their annual Rolling Thunder tribute to America's veterans, especially those lost in our wars or left more…

A legendary failure of liberalism

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- When Brown v. Board of Education, the 9-0 Warren Court ruling came down 60 years ago, desegregating America's public schools, this writer was a sophomore at Gonzaga in more…