Patrick J Buchanan

  • T Appearing alongside CIA Director David Petraeus before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence last week, James Clapper, the director of national intelligence, said of Iran: “We don’t believe they’ve actually made the decision to go ahead with a nuclear weapon.”Before ...

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  • TLate last month, when US air strikes caused civilian casualties in Afghanistan, an angry Hamid Karzai issued an ultimatum. If future US strikes are not restricted, we will take 'unilateral action and America may be treated like an occupying power. That brought this blistering retort from one ...

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  • TWho would be free themselves must strike the blow. So wrote the poet Byron, who would himself die just days after landing in Greece to join the war for independence from the Turks. But in that time, Americans followed the dictum of Washington, Adams, and Jefferson: Stay out of foreign wars. America ...

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  • TThe fever sweeping the Middle East is now coursing through Libya, Yemen, Iran, and Bahrain, where the US Fifth Fleet is based. In all four nations, state violence is being used to crush the rebels, and regime survival hangs on whether security forces and the army stand behind the government or ...

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