Is U.S. bellicosity backfiring?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- U.S. threats to crush Iran and North Korea may yet work, but as of now neither Tehran nor Pyongyang appears to be intimidated. Repeated references by NSC adviser more…

Can a pope change moral truth?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- That joking retort we heard as children, "Is the pope Catholic?" is starting to look like a serious question. Asked five years ago about a "gay lobby" in more…

A Trump Doctrine for Singapore and beyond

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- After Pyongyang railed this week that the U.S.-South Korean Max Thunder military drills were a rehearsal for an invasion of the North, and imperiled the Singapore summit, the more…

Israel at 70: Bibi's troubled hour of power

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- For Bibi Netanyahu, Israel's longest-serving prime minister save only founding father David Ben-Gurion, it has been a week of triumph. Last Tuesday, President Donald Trump pulled the United more…

Are Bibi and Bolton in the wheelhouse now?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Brushing aside the anguished pleas of our NATO allies, President Trump Tuesday contemptuously trashed the Iranian nuclear deal and reimposed sanctions. Prime Minister Theresa May of Great Britain, more…

Don't trash Iran nuclear deal!

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- This next week may determine whether President Trump extricates us from that cauldron of conflict that is the Middle East, as he promised, or plunges us even deeper more…

Memo to Trump: Defy Mueller at every turn

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- If Donald Trump does not wish to collaborate in the destruction of his presidency, he will refuse to be questioned by the FBI, or by a grand jury, more…

Media elite enjoy raw-sewage fest

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Saturday's White House Correspondents' Association dinner, billed as a celebration of the First Amendment and a tribute to journalists who "speak truth to power," has to be the more…

Macron: The last multilateralist

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "Together," President Macron instructed President Trump, "we can resist the rise of aggressive nationalisms that deny our history and divide the world." Before Congress he denounced "extreme nationalism," more…