Pat Buchanan: Can This Pandemic Usher in a New Era?

Patrick J. Buchanan was the Reform Party’s 2000 presidential nominee. He published the following editorial today on his official website Buchanan.org:

Trump should go further, turn the tables, and seize this crisis to do what he was elected to do — impose a new foreign policy.

To fight the coronavirus at home, France is removing all military forces from Iraq.

When NATO scaled back its war games in Europe because of the pandemic, Russia reciprocated. Moscow announced it would cancel its war games along NATO’s border.

Nations seem to be recognizing and responding to the grim new geostrategic reality of March 2020: The pandemic is the real enemy of us all, and while we fight it, each in his own national corner, we are in this together.

Never allow a serious crisis to go to waste, said Barack Obama’s chief of staff Rahm Emanuel during the financial crisis.

To read the rest, visit Buchanan.org

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