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

February 3, 2017, 4:49 AM EST
When Gen. Michael Flynn marched into the White House Briefing Room to declare that "we are officially putting Iran on notice," he drew a red line for President Trump. In tweeting the threat, Trump agreed.
January 31, 2017, 8:22 AM EST
Was that weekend-long primal scream really justified?
January 27, 2017, 5:04 AM EST
President Trump's wall is a statement to the world: This is our country. We decide who comes here. And we will defend our borders.
January 24, 2017, 5:57 AM EST
As the patriotic pageantry of Inauguration Day gave way to the demonstrations of defiance Saturday, our new America came into view. We are two nations now, two peoples.
January 20, 2017, 7:54 AM EST
The old order is passing away. Treaties and alliances dating from the Cold War are ceasing to be relevant and cannot long be sustained. Economic patriotism and ethnonationalism, personified by Trump, seem everywhere ascendant. Transnationalism is yielding to tribalism.
January 17, 2017, 4:18 AM EST
Since World War II, the two men who have most terrified this city by winning the presidency are Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump. And they have much in common.
January 13, 2017, 6:11 AM EST
The more toxic Putin-haters can make the Russian president, the more difficult for President Trump to deal with him, even if that is in the vital national interest of the United States. 
January 10, 2017, 6:07 AM EST
Could we perhaps put the confrontation with Iran on hold?
January 6, 2017, 8:16 AM EST
Why is liberal democracy losing its appeal?
January 3, 2017, 5:16 AM EST
Reagan's outstretched hand to Gorbachev worked. Trump has nothing to lose by extending his to Vladimir Putin, and much perhaps to win.
December 30, 2016, 1:43 PM EST
 Donald Trump has a new best friend.
December 23, 2016, 7:51 AM EST
Liberals may admonish us that all races, creeds, cultures are equal, that anyone from any continent, country or civilization can come to the West and assimilate. That discrimination against one group of immigrants in favor of another — preferring, say, Lebanese Christians to Syrian Muslims — is illiberal and undemocratic. But people don't believe that.
December 20, 2016, 4:57 AM EST
The War Party is out to dynamite any detente with Russia before it begins.
December 16, 2016, 9:15 AM EST
It's dangerous to be an enemy of the U.S., but fatal to be a friend.
December 13, 2016, 4:41 AM EST
Putin is the leader of the largest nation on earth, a great power with enough nuclear weapons to wipe the United States off the face of the earth. And we have to deal with him. 
December 9, 2016, 8:33 AM EST
Donald Trump remains contemptuous of political correctness and defiant of liberal ideology.
December 6, 2016, 7:15 AM EST
Before we go down this road, President-elect Trump and his foreign policy team ought to think through just where it leads — and where it might end.
December 2, 2016, 9:05 AM EST
History suggests it is our own War Party that bears watching.
November 29, 2016, 8:31 AM EST
We are living in a changed and changing world.
November 22, 2016, 5:53 AM EST
The battle of 2016 is over. But the long war of the Trump presidency has only just begun.