Trump — American Gaullist

Trump — American Gaullist


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By Patrick J. Buchanan If a U.S. president calls an adversary “Rocket Man … on a mission to suicide,” and warns his nation may be “totally destroyed,” other ideas in his speech will tend to get lost. Which is unfortunate. For buried in Donald Trump’s address is a clarion call to reject transnationalism and to […]

Should Japan and South Korea Go Nuclear?


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By Patrick J. Buchanan By setting off a 100-kiloton bomb, after firing a missile over Japan, Kim Jong Un has gotten the world’s attention. What else does he want? Almost surely not war with America. For no matter what damage Kim could visit on U.S. troops and bases in South Korea, Okinawa and Guam, his […]

What Still Unites Us?

What Still Unites Us?


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By Patrick J. Buchanan Decades ago, a debate over what kind of nation America is roiled the conservative movement. Neocons claimed America was an “ideological nation” a “creedal nation,” dedicated to the proposition that “all men are created equal.” Expropriating the biblical mandate, “Go forth and teach all nations!” they divinized democracy and made the […]

Is Trump’s Agenda Being Eclipsed?

Is Trump’s Agenda Being Eclipsed?


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By Patrick J. Buchanan “I have not become the King’s First Minister in order to preside over the liquidation of the British Empire,” said Winston Churchill to cheers at the Lord Mayor’s luncheon in London in November 1942. True to his word, the great man did not begin the liquidation. When his countrymen threw him […]

Is the American Empire Worth the Price?

Is the American Empire Worth the Price?


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By Patrick J. Buchanan “When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight,” Samuel Johnson observed, “it concentrates his mind wonderfully.” And the prospect of a future where Kim Jong Un can put a nuclear weapon on a U.S. city is going to cause this nation to reassess the risks and rewards […]

Is Trump’s Russia Policy Being Hijacked?

Is Trump’s Russia Policy Being Hijacked?


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By Patrick J. Buchanan In crafting the platform in Cleveland on which Donald Trump would run, America Firsters inflicted a major defeat on the War Party. The platform committee rejected a plank to pull us deeper into Ukraine, by successfully opposing new U.S. arms transfers to Kiev. Improved relations with Russia were what candidate Trump […]

Is Iran in Our Gun Sights Now?

Is Iran in Our Gun Sights Now?


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By Patrick J. Buchanan “Iran must be free. The dictatorship must be destroyed. Containment is appeasement and appeasement is surrender.” Thus does our Churchill, Newt Gingrich, dismiss, in dealing with Iran, the policy of containment crafted by George Kennan and pursued by nine U.S. presidents to bloodless victory in the Cold War. Why is containment […]