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Patrick J. Buchanan

Opinion: The Coming Climate Crisis Shakedown in Scotland

“Follow the money!” The old maxim is always sound advice when assessing the motives of those advancing bold agendas for the benefit of mankind. Invariably, the newest progressive idea entails a transfer of wealth from the taxpaying classes of Western nations to our transnational, global and Third World elites. For the masters of the universe,

Patrick J. Buchanan

Opinion: Are the US and China Stumbling Toward an ‘Islands War’?

In a diplomatic coup, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a deal last week with the U.K. and U.S. to have those Anglo-American allies help build a nuclear-powered submarine fleet for Australia. A $66 billion French deal to provide Canberra with diesel electric-powered submarines, among the largest defense contracts Paris had ever negotiated, was blown off.

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Opinion: A Societal Earthquake Is Shaking the U.S. Across Many Fronts

I have been in only one earthquake. It was in Izmir, Turkey, in 2014. The earth moved, undulating under my feet. Buildings shook and people’s fear could be felt. Americans have reason to believe they are in a societal earthquake of unknown intensity or long-term consequence. Everywhere the earth we have known and trusted —

Patrick J. Buchanan

Opinion: 20 Years after 9/11 — Are We Better Off?

When the hijacked planes hit the twin towers of the World Trade Center and the Pentagon that first 9/11, the Taliban were in control of Afghanistan and providing sanctuary for al-Qaida. Today, the Taliban are in control of Afghanistan and providing sanctuary to al-Qaida. What then did our longest war accomplish? The Afghan army and

COVID-19

US intelligence still divided on origins of coronavirus

U.S. intelligence agencies remain divided on the origins of the coronavirus but believe China’s leaders did not know about the virus before the start of the global pandemic, according to results released Friday of a review ordered by President Joe Biden. According to an unclassified summary, four members of the U.S. intelligence community say with

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Opinion: Afghanistan Should Be a Global Energy Player. It Won’t.

When the U.S. invaded Afghanistan 20 years ago, conspiracy theorists on the Left cried, “No War for Oil!” The real reason for the Bush administration’s invasion was to topple the Taliban government and make way for a lucrative oil pipeline sought by friends of oilman Dick Cheney. The fact that these same progressives had just spent

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