Patrick Buchanan / Politics

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 ...

Is War in the Cards for 2015?

"If you see 10 troubles coming down the road, you can be sure that nine will run into the ditch before they reach you," said Calvin Coolidge, whose portrait hung in the Cabinet Room of the Reagan White House.

Among the dispositions shared by ...

Hollywood Plays with Fire

In July of 1870, King Wilhelm sent Foreign Minister Bismarck an account of his meeting with a French envoy who had demanded that the king renounce any Hohenzollern claim to the Spanish throne.

Bismarck edited the report to make it appear the ...

What the "War on Cops" Has Wrought

"NYPD, KKK, How many kids did you kill today?"

That was one of the chants of anti-police protesters in New York City. Another was, "What do we want? Dead cops! When do we want them? Now!"

Well, the marchers got their wish Saturday in Bedford-...