On this weekend’s broadcast of “The McLaughlin Group” during the end-of-show predictions segment, conservative commentator Pat Buchanan, author of “Suicide of a Superpower: Will America Survive to 2025?,” made a bold prediction about a future conflict with Iran.
According to Buchanan, the United States won’t go to all-out war with Iran, but there will be some sort of conflict.
“I think that before the November election we’re going to have maybe not a war with Iran, but I believe some kind of collision and some kind of confrontation,” Buchanan said. “I don’t think the Israelis are going to attack, but there’s a lot of forces moving into the Gulf. The sanctions I think are hurting very badly.”
And if it comes to that confrontation, Buchanan singled out at least one beneficiary: President Barack Obama.
“And I believe if you did have this collision, or do have this collision, I think it will by and large benefit Barack Obama,” he added.