Pat Buchanan has been a senior adviser to three presidents, twice a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination and the presidential nominee of the Reform Party in 2000. Buchanan has written eight books, including four New York Times best-sellers. He is married to the former Shelley Ann Scarney, a member of the White House staff from 1969 to 1975.

My Articles

May 30, 2017, 6:21 AM EDT
By the time Air Force One started down the runaway at Naval Air Station Sigonella in Sicily, to bring President Trump home, the Atlantic had grown markedly wider than it was when he flew to Riyadh.
May 26, 2017, 5:40 AM EDT
For a century, Americans lived comfortably with the honoring, North and South, of the men who fought on both sides. But today's America is not the magnanimous country we grew up in.
May 23, 2017, 5:12 AM EDT
By what authority did The Washington Post reveal code-word intelligence secrets? Where in the Constitution or U.S. law did the Post get the right to reveal state secrets every U.S. citizen is duty bound to protect?
May 19, 2017, 5:57 AM EDT
A debilitating and potentially dangerous time for President Trump has now begun, courtesy of his deputy attorney general.
May 16, 2017, 5:37 AM EDT
On publication day of my memoir of Richard Nixon's White House, President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey. Instantly, the media cried "Nixonian," comparing it to the 1973 Saturday Night Massacre. Yet, the differences are stark.
May 12, 2017, 4:51 AM EDT
After 1989, no new national consensus emerged over what ought to be our role in the World. What should we stand for? What should we fight for?
May 9, 2017, 8:31 AM EDT
For two years, this writer has been consumed by two subjects.
May 5, 2017, 7:22 AM EDT
The left had it all. But then they blew it, beginning at Berkeley.
May 2, 2017, 6:55 AM EDT
Whatever happens to Trump, the respect and regard the mainstream media once enjoyed are gone. Public opinion of the national press puts them down beside the politicians they cover — and for good reason.
April 28, 2017, 6:01 AM EDT
Has President Donald Trump outsourced foreign policy to the generals? So it would seem.
April 25, 2017, 4:30 AM EDT
Ominously for U.S. ties, 61 percent of French voters chose Le Pen, Fillon or radical Socialist Jean-Luc Melenchon. All favor looser ties to America and repairing relations with Vladimir Putin's Russia.
April 21, 2017, 8:38 AM EDT
Democracy seems everywhere to be losing its luster.
April 18, 2017, 4:16 AM EDT
Will more wars make America great again?
April 14, 2017, 5:01 AM EDT
Whatever they did for democracy, the U.S. interventions in the Middle East and the vaunted Arab Spring have proved to be pure hell for Arab Christians.
April 11, 2017, 4:19 AM EDT
By firing off five dozen Tomahawk missiles at a military airfield, our "America First" president may have plunged us into another Middle East war that his countrymen do not want to fight. A Syrian war would consume Trump's presidency.
April 7, 2017, 7:01 AM EDT
The Democrats' drive to defeat Neil Gorsuch is the latest battle in a 50-year war for control of the Supreme Court — a war that began with a conspiracy against Richard Nixon by Chief Justice Earl Warren, Justice Abe Fortas and Lyndon Johnson.
April 4, 2017, 4:49 AM EDT
The United States is in rising danger of being dragged into wars in half a dozen places, because we have committed ourselves to fight for scores of nations with little or no link to vital U.S. interests.
March 31, 2017, 4:36 AM EDT
Russian President Vladimir Putin is a God-and-country Russian patriot. He rejects the New World Order established at the Cold War's end by the United States. Putin puts Russia first.
March 28, 2017, 4:43 AM EDT
Did the Freedom Caucus just pull the Republican Party back off the ledge, before it jumped to its death? A case can be made for that.
March 24, 2017, 4:43 AM EDT
Two days after FBI Director James Comey assured us there was no truth to President Trump's tweet about being wiretapped by Barack Obama, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said Trump may have had more than just a small point.