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See, earlier, by Steve Sailer: The Partition Possibility, November 30, 2003 Adapted from the latest Radio Derb, available exclusively at Big news of the week: the arm-wrestling bout with Iran. Again, as I said last week, there is no market here for Great Game strategizing. I'd like for us to tip over the chess-board... Read More
People of Iraq! I am George W. Bush, President and also President-Elect of the United States of America. In last week's elections, the citizens of my country asked me to continue as Chief Executive of our federal government, according to our Constitution and laws, and I shall hold this position, God willing, until January of... Read More
Can Arab democracy happen?
Following the victory-but-fiasco that the British eked out in the Boer War of 1899-1902, Rudyard Kipling wrote: Now, I am not going to present an argument that Iraq is America's Boer War. I don't believe it is, even in potential. Not that there aren't some resemblances, mainly centered around the verb "to underestimate"; but we... Read More
Worst place for Mesopotamian antiquities? Iraq.
————————— Twenty years ago I had a conversation with a Chinese friend in London. I had mentioned the fine collections of Chinese art and ceramics that can be seen in that city, at places like the Percival David Foundation and the British Museum. Pooh! said my friend, that stuff was all looted from China by... Read More
John Derbyshire
About John Derbyshire

John Derbyshire writes an incredible amount on all sorts of subjects for all kinds of outlets. (This no longer includes National Review, whose editors had some kind of tantrum and fired him. He is the author of We Are Doomed: Reclaiming Conservative Pessimism and several other books. His most recent book, published by com is FROM THE DISSIDENT RIGHT (also available in Kindle).His writings are archived at