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 12, 2011, 4:44 AM EDT
"The Disappearing Black Middle Class" ran the headline over the Chicago Sun-Times story. And the statistics from the Economic Policy Institute were indeed sobering.
July 8, 2011, 4:58 AM EDT
By refusing to accept tax increases in a deal to raise the debt ceiling, Republicans are behaving like "fanatics," writes David Brooks of The New York Times.
July 5, 2011, 4:44 AM EDT
As President Bush prepared to invade Iraq in September 2002, the head of his economic policy council, Lawrence Lindsey publicly estimated such a war could cost $100 billion to $200 billion.
July 1, 2011, 4:38 AM EDT
"The opponents (of same-sex marriage) have no case other than ignorance and misconception and prejudice." So writes Richard Cohen in his celebratory column about Gov.
June 28, 2011, 5:09 AM EDT
Centuries before William James coined the phrase, men have sought a "moral equivalent of war," some human endeavor to satisfy the jingoistic lust of man, without the carnage of war.
June 24, 2011, 5:04 AM EDT
In deciding to pull all of the 30,000 troops from the surge out of Afghanistan, six weeks before Election Day 2012, but only 10,000 by year's end, President Obama has satisfied neither the generals
June 21, 2011, 5:23 AM EDT
"Is our children learning?" as George W. Bush so famously asked.
June 17, 2011, 4:48 AM EDT
"The most successful alliance in history," it was called at the end of the Cold War in which NATO, for 40 years, deterred the Red Army from overrunning Berlin or crashing through West Germany to th
June 14, 2011, 5:25 AM EDT
Is there any redeeming social value to the tawdry tale of Anthony Weiner?
June 10, 2011, 4:42 AM EDT
Seventy-one years ago this spring, after the German army had broken through the French lines, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill flew to France to consult his embattled allies on how to stop
June 7, 2011, 4:19 AM EDT
Late last month, when U.S. air strikes caused civilian casualties in Afghanistan, an angry Hamid Karzai issued an ultimatum. If future U.S.
June 3, 2011, 4:22 AM EDT
At the G-8 summit in Deauville, France, the news was dramatic, delivered by Nicolas Sarkozy of France and Barack Obama.
May 24, 2011, 4:51 AM EDT
Not since Nikita Khrushchev berated Dwight Eisenhower over Gary Powers' U-2 spy flight over Russia only weeks earlier has an American president been subjected to a dressing down like the one Barack
May 20, 2011, 4:59 AM EDT
In 1918, the United States proved militarily decisive in the defeat of the Kaiser's Germany and emerged as first power on earth.
May 17, 2011, 4:10 AM EDT
Saturday was a bad day for the New World Order.
May 13, 2011, 4:56 AM EDT
"John Demjanjuk Guilty of Nazi Death Camp Murders," ran the headline on the BBC.
April 29, 2011, 4:29 AM EDT
Well, it sure didn't take long for the Tucson Truce to collapse.
April 26, 2011, 4:34 AM EDT
One month before the invasion of Iraq, Riah Abu el-Assal, a Palestinian and the Anglican bishop of Jerusalem at the time, warned Tony Blair, "You will be responsible for emptying Iraq, the homeland
April 22, 2011, 4:33 AM EDT
Is the world headed for a debt crisis to dwarf the one that befell us in 2008, when Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson stood aside and let Lehman Brothers crash?
April 19, 2011, 5:08 AM EDT
Of our Libyan intervention, one thing may be safely said, and another safely predicted. When he launched his strikes on the Libyan army and regime, Barack Obama did not think it through.