Patrick Buchanan / Politics

What Will Victory Look Like?

"Congress must now vote to support the first steps of what will be a long march toward victory," said Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy.

Following this clarion call, 71 House Republicans bolted to join 85 Democrats in voting no to U.S. funds to ...

What Would Braveheart Do?

No matter how the vote turns out on Thursday in Scotland, either for independence or continued union with Britain, the disintegration of the Old Continent appears almost inevitable.

Already the British government has conceded that, even if the ...

The Forever War

The strategy that President Obama laid out Wednesday night to "degrade and ultimately destroy the terrorist group known as ISIL," is, in my opinion, incoherent, inconsistent and, ultimately, non-credible.

A year ago, Obama and John Kerry were ...

Bluster and Bluff in the Baltic

"I say to the people of Estonia and the people of the Baltics, today we are bound by our treaty alliance. ... Article 5 is crystal clear: An attack on one is an attack on all. So if ... you ever ask again, 'who'll come to help,' you'll know the ...

War Drums Along the Potomac

By releasing the grisly videos of the beheadings of American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff, ISIS has altered the political landscape here and across the Middle East.

America is on fire.

"This is beyond anything that we've seen," ...

Behind the Sinking of the Lusitania

About how America became involved in certain wars, many conspiracy theories have been advanced -- and some have been proved correct.

When James K. Polk got his declaration of war as Mexico had "shed American blood upon the American soil," Rep. ...