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From my new column "World War 3" in Taki's Magazine:Read the whole thing there.I hadn't consciously been aware that Max Brooks was so influenced by Sir John's book, but it all mad
My new column in Taki's Magazine:Isn't the name "Terman" familiar for something else?Read the whole thing there. My old articles are archived at -- Steve Sailer
While researching my new Taki's column, I read Steve Blank's blog series "The Secret History of Silicon Valley" about the region's debt to the Cold War military-industrial complex. (Here's an hour-long lecture by Blank.) This digression doesn't have too much to do with Silicon Valley, but it is another good Cold War story:During the Cold War, when... Read More
The Book Review Editor of the NYT, Sam Tanenhaus, thumbsucks over the Growing Threat of Republican Isolationism despite finding little evidence of that menace among GOP presidential candidates, who, with the exception of Ron Paul, mostly express the Invade-the-World conventional wisdom:Obviously, Bachman was wrong because, since then, Obama killed Gadaffi, which therefore permanently debunks all... Read More
Philip Giraldi, the American Conservative's intelligence gossip columnist writes:Obviously, this isn't going to go to that. But aren't you glad Bush's plan to have Georgia join NATO got vetoed by those wimpy Europeans? Look how overconfident the Georgians got just from having an informal alliance with us.By the way, right after General William Odom died... Read More
From the New York Times: By WILLIAM J. BROAD He had all-American cover: born in Iowa, college in Manhattan, Army buddies with whom he played baseball. George Koval also had a secret. During World War II, he was a top Soviet spy, code named Delmar and trained by Stalin’s ruthless bureau of military intelligence. Atomic... Read More
There has been a lot of talk this week about what would happened if the U.S had helped South Vietnam resist the North Vietnamese offensive of December 1974 with airstrikes. The Spring 1972 North Vietnamese offensive had been defeated by a combination of South Vietnamese soldiers and American air power, with few American deaths (only... Read More
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Steve Sailer is a journalist, movie critic for Taki's Magazine, columnist, and founder of the Human Biodiversity discussion group for top scientists and public intellectuals.

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