Patrick Buchanan: Has Trump Abandoned His Base and Turned Foreign Policy Over to Neo-Conservatives and Their Captive Generals?

Patrick Buchanan

WARS AND RUMORS OF WARS

The rise of the generals

Pat Buchanan on foreign policy: ‘What happened to the Trump of 2016?’

President Trump’s seeming renunciation of an anti-interventionist foreign policy is the great surprise of the first 100 days, and the most ominous. For any new war could vitiate the Trump mandate and consume his presidency.

Who is behind the seeming conversion of Trump to hawk?

The generals, Bibi Netanyahu and the neocons, congressional hawks with Cold War mindsets, the Saudi royal family and the Gulf Arabs – they are winning the battle for the president’s mind.

Patrick Buchanan: Trump on Syria – Emotional, Ineffective, Unconstitutional

Patrick Buchanan

Buchanan: Trump reacted to Syria ’emotionally, ineffectively, unconstitutionally’

‘A lot of people will be saying this was not thought through’

He has supported Donald Trump since the beginning of the 2016 presidential campaign, but former presidential adviser and presidential candidate Patrick Buchanan believes the president acted “rashly” when he decided to launch 59 Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian airfield in response to a suspected chemical gas attack by the regime of Bashar al-Assad.