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Patrick J. Buchanan

Opinion: Putin, Holding a Weak Hand, Raises the Stakes – Patrick Buchanan

In a Kremlin speech last week, President Vladimir Putin identified Russia’s real “enemy” in Ukraine as “the ruling circles of the so-called West” whose “hegemony has a pronounced character of totalitarianism, despotism and apartheid.” In the West, Putin declaimed, “The repression of freedom is taking on the outlines of a reverse religion, of real Satanism,”

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Opinion: Flashpoints of Potential Escalation in the Ukraine War – Inside Sources

From the American constitutional experiment in 1788 to World War I, the United States strenuously avoided being dragged into Europe’s conflicts. However, after the second and even more cataclysmic European war, caused in part by the first conflagration and America’s entry into it, the United States jumped into European affairs with both feet. Intoxicated with

Patrick J. Buchanan

Opinion: Is a US-Russia War Becoming Inevitable? – Patrick Buchanan

At the NATO summit in Madrid, Finland was invited to join the alliance. What does this mean for Finland? If Russian President Vladimir Putin breaches the 830-mile Finnish border, the United States will rise to Helsinki’s defense and fight Russia on Finland’s side. What does Finland’s membership in NATO mean for America? If Putin makes

Patrick J. Buchanan

Opinion: Why Would US Give a War Guarantee — to Finland? – Patrick Buchanan

Seeing Russia invade Ukraine, historically neutral Finland has undergone a late conversion and decided to join NATO immediately. Why? Because NATO membership means the world’s strongest power, the United States, under Article 5 of NATO, would go to war against Russia, should it cross Finland’s border. Nervous about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s intentions, Finland wants

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