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

September 8, 2017, 5:16 AM EDT
It was exasperation with a dithering GOP Congress, which had failed to enact his or its own agenda, that caused Trump to pull the job of raising the debt ceiling away from Republican contractors Ryan & McConnell, and give it to Pelosi & Schumer.
September 5, 2017, 4:41 AM EDT
As the United States can only lose from a new Korean war in which thousands of Americans and millions of Koreans could perish, the first imperative is to dispense with the war talk, and to prevent the war Mattis rightly says would be "catastrophic."
September 1, 2017, 11:31 AM EDT
On display this week was America at her best.
August 29, 2017, 5:48 AM EDT
Seven months into the Trump presidency, the promise of a new Republican era has receded.
August 25, 2017, 9:26 AM EDT
Decades ago, a debate over what kind of nation America is roiled the conservative movement.
August 22, 2017, 4:59 AM EDT
How can we defeat the Taliban with 13,000 troops when we failed to do so with the 100,000 Obama sent?
August 18, 2017, 4:34 AM EDT
What has changed is America herself. She is not the same country. We have passed through a great social, cultural and moral revolution that has left us irretrievably divided on separate shores.
August 15, 2017, 4:36 AM EDT
How did we get here, and where are we going?
August 11, 2017, 8:58 AM EDT
Kim's credible threat to one day be able to nuke a U.S. city is going to concentrate American minds wonderfully.
August 8, 2017, 8:25 AM EDT
That the Trump presidency is bedeviled is undeniable.
August 4, 2017, 8:43 AM EDT
In crafting the platform in Cleveland on which Donald Trump would run, America Firsters inflicted a major defeat on the War Party.
August 1, 2017, 8:18 AM EDT
Saturday, Kim Jong Un tested an ICBM of sufficient range to hit the U.S. mainland. He is now working on its accuracy, and a nuclear warhead small enough to fit atop that missile that can survive re-entry.
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?