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

July 28, 2017, 8:40 AM EDT
Given the bravery he showed in stepping out front as the first senator to endorse Donald Trump, Jeff Sessions deserves better from his boss than the Twitter-trashing he has lately received.
July 25, 2017, 4:24 AM EDT
In which of the countries we have attacked or invaded in this century — Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Yemen — are the people better off than they were before we came? And we wonder why they hate us.
July 21, 2017, 4:48 AM EDT
"Iran must be free. The dictatorship must be destroyed. Containment is appeasement and appeasement is surrender."
July 18, 2017, 4:22 AM EDT
Who controls the media spotlight controls what people talk about and think about. And mainstream media are determined to keep that spotlight on Trump-Russia.
July 14, 2017, 5:11 AM EDT
Are we really at war with Russia? Is Russia really our enemy?
July 11, 2017, 4:52 AM EDT
At the G-20 in Hamburg, it is said, President Trump was isolated, without support from the other G-20 members, especially on climate change and trade.
July 7, 2017, 4:32 AM EDT
Trump cannot allow this Beltway obsession with Putin to prevent us from closing, if we can, this breach. If we do not bring Russia back into the West, where do we think she will go?
July 5, 2017, 5:15 AM EDT
Are we passing on the house we inherited — or observing its demolition?
June 30, 2017, 6:08 AM EDT
We should tell South Korea that if she desires a nuclear deterrent against an attack by the North, she should build it.
June 27, 2017, 5:54 AM EDT
If Gov. Bruce Rauner and his legislature in Springfield do not put a budget together by Friday, the Land of Lincoln will be the first state in the Union to see its debt plunge into junk-bond status.
June 23, 2017, 6:21 AM EDT
Prediction: Democrats will not go into the 2018 Congressional elections with San Fran Nan as the party's face and future. No way. As President Kennedy said, "Sometimes party loyalty asks too much."
June 20, 2017, 4:14 AM EDT
If Moscow is not bluffing, we could be headed for U.S.-Russian collision in Syria.
June 16, 2017, 4:50 AM EDT
Like many before him, Hodgkinson was a malevolent man of the hating and hard left.
June 13, 2017, 4:48 AM EDT
President Trump may be chief of state, head of government and commander in chief, but his administration is shot through with disloyalists plotting to bring him down.
June 9, 2017, 7:04 AM EDT
If Trump is brought down on the basis of what Putin correctly labels "nonsense," this city will have executed a nonviolent coup against a constitutionally elected president.
June 6, 2017, 4:28 AM EDT
We are at war. And the imams of Islam need to answer the question: "Whose side are you on?"
June 2, 2017, 4:44 AM EDT
Message to America: After investing hundreds of billions and 2,000 U.S. lives in the 15 years since 9/11, we are further from victory than we have ever been. Stated starkly, the war in Afghanistan is slowly being lost.
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?