Today is the 70th anniversary of the cataclysmic event that confirmed America's transformation in the field of foreign relations from a largely non-interventionist one to a very interventionist one: the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. This change began, arguably, with the Spanish-American War (though perhaps even earlier). As we remember those who needlessly lost their lives on that day, Catholic political commenter Patrick Buchanan echoes a question that has been asked before and remains to be answered:
Did FDR Provoke Pearl Harbor?
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