Is US Bellicosity Backfiring?

Is US Bellicosity Backfiring?


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By Patrick J. Buchanan U.S. threats to crush Iran and North Korea may yet work, but as of now neither Tehran nor Pyongyang appears to be intimidated. Repeated references by NSC adviser John Bolton and Vice President Mike Pence to the “Libya model” for denuclearization of North Korea just helped sink the Singapore summit of […]

Israel at 70: Bibi’s Troubled Hour of Power

Israel at 70: Bibi’s Troubled Hour of Power


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By Patrick J. Buchanan For Bibi Netanyahu, Israel’s longest-serving prime minister save only founding father David Ben-Gurion, it has been a week of triumph. Last Tuesday, President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal as Bibi had demanded. Thursday, after Iran launched 20 missiles at the Golan Heights, Bibi answered […]

Are Bibi and Bolton in the Wheel House Now?

Are Bibi and Bolton in the Wheel House Now?


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By Patrick J. Buchanan Brushing aside the anguished pleas of our NATO allies, President Trump Tuesday contemptuously trashed the Iranian nuclear deal and reimposed sanctions. Prime Minister Theresa May of Great Britain, President Emmanuel Macron of France and German Chancellor Angela Merkel were put on notice that their ties to Iran are to be severed, […]

Trump: Prisoner of the War Party?

Trump: Prisoner of the War Party?


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By Patrick J. Buchanan “Ten days ago, President Trump was saying ‘the United States should withdraw from Syria.’ We convinced him it was necessary to stay.” Thus boasted French President Emmanuel Macron Saturday, adding, “We convinced him it was necessary to stay for the long term.” Is the U.S. indeed in the Syrian civil war […]

Is US Being Sucked Into Syria’s War?

Is US Being Sucked Into Syria’s War?


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By Patrick J. Buchanan Candidate Donald Trump may have promised to extricate us from Middle East wars, once ISIS and al-Qaida were routed, yet events and people seem to be conspiring to keep us endlessly enmeshed. Friday night, a drone, apparently modeled on a U.S. drone that fell into Iran’s hands, intruded briefly into Israeli […]

Terrorism & ‘The True Believer’

Terrorism & ‘The True Believer’


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By Patrick J. Buchanan “A mass movement,” wrote Eric Hoffer in “The True Believer,” “appeals not to those intent on bolstering and advancing a cherished self, but to those who crave to be rid of an unwanted self. “Their innermost craving is for a new life — a rebirth — or, failing this, a chance […]

Can America Fight a Thirty Years’ War?

Can America Fight a Thirty Years’ War?


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By Patrick J. Buchanan “The power to declare war, including the power of judging the causes of war, is fully and exclusively vested in the legislature.” With this citation from Madison, Cong. Walter Jones is calling for a debate and decision on whether America should go to war in Syria and Iraq, when Congress reconvenes […]