It is plain that the government has no clue what to do with Yasser Esam Hamdi, the "second American Taliban." Captured last November in Afghanistan, Hamdi was held at the Guantánamo facility until last Friday. Then, on advice from federal lawyers, he was transferred to the brig at Norfolk Naval Station in Virginia. Hamdi is... Read More
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 VDARE.com com is FROM THE DISSIDENT RIGHT (also available in Kindle).His writings are archived at JohnDerbyshire.com.