Syrian Showdown: Trump vs. the Generals

Syrian Showdown: Trump vs. the Generals


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By Patrick J. Buchanan With ISIS on the run in Syria, President Trump this week declared that he intends to make good on his promise to bring the troops home. “I want to get out. I want to bring our troops back home,” said the president. We’ve gotten “nothing out of the $7 trillion (spent) […]

Is Trump Assembling a War Cabinet?

Is Trump Assembling a War Cabinet?


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By Patrick J. Buchanan The last man standing between the U.S. and war with Iran may be a four-star general affectionately known to his Marines as “Mad Dog.” Gen. James Mattis, the secretary of defense, appears to be the last man in the Situation Room who believes the Iran nuclear deal may be worth preserving […]

Time to Get Over the Russophobia

Time to Get Over the Russophobia


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By Patrick J. Buchanan Unless there is a late surge for Communist Party candidate Pavel Grudinin, who is running second with 7 percent, Vladimir Putin will be re-elected president of Russia for another six years on March 18. Then we must decide whether to continue on course into a second Cold War, or engage Russia, […]

Why Is the GOP Terrified of Tariffs?

Why Is the GOP Terrified of Tariffs?


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By Patrick J. Buchanan From Lincoln to William McKinley to Theodore Roosevelt, and from Warren Harding through Calvin Coolidge, the Republican Party erected the most awesome manufacturing machine the world had ever seen. And, as the party of high tariffs through those seven decades, the GOP was rewarded by becoming America’s Party. Thirteen Republican presidents […]

Fatal Delusions of Western Man

Fatal Delusions of Western Man


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By Patrick J. Buchanan “We got China wrong. Now what?” ran the headline over the column in The Washington Post. “Remember how American engagement with China was going to make that communist backwater more like the democratic, capitalist West?” asked Charles Lane in his opening sentence. America’s elites believed that economic engagement and the opening […]

The Eternal Lure of Nationalism


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By Patrick J. Buchanan In a surprise overtime victory in the finals of the Olympic men’s hockey tournament, the Russians defeated Germany, 4-3. But the Russians were not permitted to have their national anthem played or flag raised, due to a past doping scandal. So, the team ignored the prohibition and sang out the Russian […]

Too Many Wars. Too Many Enemies


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By Patrick J. Buchanan If Turkey is not bluffing, U.S. troops in Manbij, Syria, could be under fire by week’s end, and NATO engulfed in the worst crisis in its history. Turkish President Erdogan said Friday his troops will cleanse Manbij of Kurdish fighters, alongside whom U.S. troops are embedded. Erdogan’s foreign minister demanded concrete […]