NATO-Russia collision ahead?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "U.S. Poised to Put Heavy Weaponry in East Europe: A Message to Russia," ran the headline in the New York Times. "In a significant move to deter possible more…

Donald Trump: The anti-politician

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- At the declaration by Donald Trump that he is a candidate for the presidential nomination of the Republican Party, media elites of left and right reacted with amusement, more…

Is Third World America inevitable?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Thousands of U.S. troops safeguard the border of South Korea. U.S. warships patrol the South China Sea to stand witness to the territorial claims of Asian allies against more…

Black vs. blue in America

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Half a century ago this summer, the Voting Rights Act was passed, propelled by Bloody Sunday at Selma Bridge. The previous summer, the Civil Rights Act became law more…

Imperial overstretch: Will it continue?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Toward the end of the presidency of George H.W. Bush, America stood alone at the top of the world – the sole superpower. After five weeks of "shock more…

Is ISIS coming to Damascus?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Who rises if Assad falls? That question, which has bedeviled U.S. experts on the Middle East, may need updating to read: Who rises when Assad falls? For the more…

Cultural cleansing of Christian males

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- The culture war against Christianity is picking up speed. Last week came word Saint Louis University will remove a heroic-sized statue of Father Pierre-Jean De Smet S.J. from more…

Why Iraqi army has no will to fight

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "What apparently happened was that the Iraqi forces just showed no will to fight. ... We can give them training, we can give them equipment; we obviously can't more…

The decline of Christian America

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "This is a Christian nation," said the Supreme Court in 1892. "America was born a Christian nation," echoed Woodrow Wilson. Harry Truman affirmed it: "This is a Christian more…

What the fall of Ramadi means

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- The fall of Ramadi, capital of Anbar, largest province in Iraq, after a rout of the Iraqi army by a few hundred ISIS fighters using bomb-laden trucks, represents more…