Patrick J. Buchanan

Pat Buchanan spent several decades at the apex of American politics - as a confidant and assistant to President Nixon and later the White House Director of Communications for President Reagan. With more than 30 years of noteworthy positions in media and politics, Buchanan offers informed and critical insight on current events in his weekly political column.
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Buchanan: Are the US and China Stumbling Toward an ‘Islands War’?

In a diplomatic coup, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a deal last week with the U.K. and U.S. to have those Anglo-American allies help build a nuclear-powered submarine fleet for Australia. A $66...

Buchanan: Americans Souring on Biden — and Washington

The California recall election turned out well for the Democrats. With Gov. Gavin Newsom sinking in the summer polls, the party had been staring starkly at the prospect of losing the nation's largest...

Buchanan: 20 Years after 9/11 — Are We Better Off?

When the hijacked planes hit the twin towers of the World Trade Center and the Pentagon that first 9/11, the Taliban were in control of Afghanistan and providing sanctuary for al-Qaida. Today, the...

Buchanan: Is Democracy Versus Autocracy the New Cold War?

"He may be an SOB, but he's our SOB." So said President Franklin D. Roosevelt of Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio Somoza, and how very American. For, from its first days, America has colluded with...

Buchanan: Cacophony and Confusion in Foreign Policy

When President Franklin D. Roosevelt addressed Congress on Dec. 8, 1941, the day after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the country was united behind him.  The America First Committee, the largest anti-war...

Buchanan: Bad Moon Rising for Biden — and Us

"April is the cruelest month," wrote T. S. Eliot in the opening line of what is regarded as his greatest poem, "The Waste Land." For President Joe Biden, the cruelest month is surely...

Buchanan: In Afghanistan, the Worst Is Yet to Come

Say what you will about President Joe Biden, he has stuck to his guns on ending America's 20-year involvement in Afghanistan's forever war.   His decision not to delay our departure after Aug. 31...

Buchanan: The Bitter Fruits of Interventionism

As President Lyndon Johnson and the best and brightest of the 1960s were broken on the wheel of Vietnam, the Biden presidency may well be broken on the wheel of the Taliban's...

Buchanan: Aftermath of an Afghanistan Debacle

In Afghanistan, the mission failure appears complete. The trillion-dollar project to plant Western democracy in a Muslim nation historically fabled for driving out imperial intruders has crashed and burned after 20 years, and...

US Embraces a Diversity China Fears

The first returns from the delayed census of 2020 are in, and they have made for celebratory headlines in the mainstream media.  Big takeaway: Between 2010 and 2021, the white American population declined...

Patrick J. Buchanan

Pat Buchanan spent several decades at the apex of American politics - as a confidant and assistant to President Nixon and later the White House Director of Communications for President Reagan. With more than 30 years of noteworthy positions in media and politics, Buchanan offers informed and critical insight on current events in his weekly political column.

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