Patrick Buchanan / Politics

Against Terrorism -- But for What?

Following the Charlie Hebdo massacre, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said that France "is at war with terrorism, jihadism and radical Islamism." This tells us what France is fighting against.

But what is France fighting for in this war on terror? ...

Selma, 50 Years On

On Martin Luther King Day, 2015, how stand race relations in America?

"Selma," a film focused on the police clubbing of civil rights marchers led by Dr. King at Selma bridge in March of 1965, is being denounced by Democrats as a cinematic ...

To Die for Charlie Hebdo?

"I may disagree with what you have to say, but I shall defend to the death your right to say it."

That maxim of Voltaire was among those most invoked by the marching millions in Sunday's mammoth "Je Suis Charlie" rally in Paris.

This week, in ...

A Triumph of Terrorism

Western media are declaring the million-man march in Paris, where world leaders paraded down Boulevard Voltaire in solidarity with France, a victory over terrorism.

Isn't it pretty to think so.

Unfortunately, the massacre at Charlie Hebdo, its...

The Paralysis of Europe

The massacre in Paris of the staff of the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo was an act of terrorism, but also a successful act of war in the clash of civilizations between Islamism and the West.

Nor were we lacking for warning signs.

In 1989, ...

A Party at War with Itself

For the third time, the cops of the NYPD have turned their backs on the mayor of New York.

The first time was when Mayor Bill de Blasio arrived at Woodhull Hospital where mortally wounded officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu had been taken on ...