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.

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July 22, 2016, 8:51 AM EDT
The self-righteousness and smugness of Ted Cruz in refusing to endorse Donald Trump, then walking off stage in Cleveland, smirking amidst the boos, takes the mind back in time.
July 19, 2016, 8:35 AM EDT
America crossed a historic divide and entered a new era. Even should Trump lose, there is likely no going back.
June 21, 2016, 10:14 AM EDT
Does anyone think these things through?
June 17, 2016, 9:25 AM EDT
This generation will not likely see an end to the jihadist terror that was on display in Orlando.
June 14, 2016, 6:13 AM EDT
Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama seemed either unable to recognize the roots of Mateen's malice, or they were inhibited from identifying those roots by the commands of political correctness.
May 31, 2016, 4:48 AM EDT
In his op-ed in The Washington Post, Chris Grayling, leader of the House of Commons, made the case for British withdrawal from the European Union — in terms Americans can understand.
May 24, 2016, 9:45 AM EDT
If China militarizes Scarborough Shoal, America must fight, says Philippines.
May 3, 2016, 6:25 AM EDT
How are Russian troops deploying inside Russia "provocative," while U.S. troops on Russia's front porch are not? And before we ride this escalator up to a clash, we had best check our hole card.
April 26, 2016, 5:51 AM EDT
A people's religion, their faith, creates their culture, and their culture creates their civilization. And when faith dies, the culture dies, the civilization dies, and the people begin to die. Is this not the recent history of the West?
April 22, 2016, 9:29 AM EDT
Great men are rarely good men, and Jackson was a Scots-Irish duelist, Indian fighter and slave owner. But then, Presidents Washington, Jefferson, Madison and Monroe were slave owners before him. To remove his portrait from the front of the $20 bill, and replace it with Tubman's, is affirmative action that approaches the absurd.
April 15, 2016, 8:11 AM EDT
Why is the defense of the Baltic republics and East Europe our responsibility, 5,000 miles away, not Germany's, whose economy is far larger than that of Russia?
March 25, 2016, 7:47 AM EDT
"We are not at war with Islam," said John Kasich after the Brussels massacre, "We're at war with radical Islam." Kasich's point raises a question: Does the Islamic faith in any way sanction or condone what those suicide bombers did?
February 19, 2016, 5:35 AM EST
Do free-trader Republicans realize their own indispensable role in converting an indigent China into the mighty and menacing power that seeks to push us out of Asia?
February 16, 2016, 4:32 AM EST
What kind of Supreme Court do the American people wish to have? That is a question to be decided in 2016 — not by a lame-duck president, but by the American electorate in November.
February 12, 2016, 7:15 AM EST
If you believed America's longest war, in Afghanistan, was coming to an end, be advised: It is not. Fifteen years in, and we are stuck.
January 29, 2016, 9:18 AM EST
The argument over the acceptability of Trump aside, there is a deeper conflict within the GOP and conservative movement that may be irreconcilable. Millions of conservatives and independents believe it was the Republican policies of the recent past that also failed America.
January 26, 2016, 6:28 AM EST
Taken together, the candidacies of Trump, Sanders, Ben Carson and Ted Cruz represent a rejection of the establishment. And, imitation being the sincerest form of flattery, other Republican campaigns are now channeling Trump's.
January 22, 2016, 4:56 AM EST
And when one considers the millions who are flocking to Trump and Sanders, it is hard to believe that the establishments of the two parties, even if they defeat these challengers, can return to same old interventionist, trade, immigration and war policies.
January 19, 2016, 7:01 AM EST
Iran's regime seems to have concluded that the path to power and permanence of the regime lies not in conflict with the United States, but in avoiding conflict — and taking the China road.
January 15, 2016, 6:22 AM EST
To awaken Thursday to front-page photos of U.S. sailors kneeling on the deck of their patrol boat, hands on their heads in postures of surrender, on Iran's Farsi Island, brought back old and bad memories.