Author Archives: Patrick J. Buchanan

Rubio the Remainderman

Rebellions are going to reappear until they succeed in overthrowing our failed establishment.

The Politics of Rebellion

The next president will either be the last president of an old era, or the first president of a new era.

The Civil War on the Right

Trump aside, there is a deeper conflict within the GOP and conservative movement that may be irreconcilable.

A Revolutionary Moment?

Not since 1980 have we seen an electorate so willing to reject the status quo.

Davos Man Meets Donald Trump

The forced globalization of the West discredited liberalism, and the populist-nationalist reaction has arrived.

Iran’s Revolutionaries Follow the China Model

The ayatollah realizes that his regime’s survival depends on avoiding conflict.

The U.S. and Iran Step Back from the Brink

The Naval seizure brought back bad memories, but was not a reason for war.

The Establishment Dethroned

As Hillary defends bad trade deals and foreign intervention, insurgent candidates continue rising.

North Korea and Entangling Alliances

Why the U.S. should reconsider war guarantees in Asia and elsewhere.

Saudi Recklessness Exposes Our Own

Guarantees made during the Cold War should not endanger America’s interests today.

Awards From the Year of Trump

2015 saw the GOP establishment lose the mandate of heaven—and racial divides return.

Will America Follow Europe Into Dissolution?

Multinationalism descended into fear and distrust as 2015 accelerated the West’s unraveling.

Islamism on the March

When faith inspires violence, can we pretend religious affiliation doesn’t matter?

Time to Stop the War Party

2016 candidates are pushing back against blind hawkish bloodlust that could give us World War III.

The GOP Establishment Lost in 1964

Republican elites seeking to derail Donald “Because I don’t want to, Greta” Trump have forgotten the lessons of the Goldwater campaign.

Fall of the Fourth Estate

In the feudal era there were the “three estates”—the clergy, the nobility, …

Trump Unhinges the Establishment

Americans don’t share the media’s complacent approval of unchecked globalization.

America and France Turn Right

After Paris and San Bernardino, two countries seek security over liberalism.

Revolt Against the Fourth Estate

Trump’s rebukes to the media thrill supporters, but expose a frayed common public life.

Time Has Passed the Turkish Alliance By

The world that made Turkey essential to NATO and the U.S. hasn’t existed for decades.

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