Into the Cannibal's Pot:
Lessons for America from
Post-Apartheid South Africa
"If you want to witness the end result of what in America is called
'diversity', you must read 'Into the Cannibal's Pot'."
Don’t Know Shiite From Shinola
"There is little reason for me to hope to impart something new about the predictable progression of Iraq from (sectarian) rogue state to failed state to Islamic state, in the wake of the American occupation. There is no reason to expect me to best a column dated December 2006, titled "At Least Saddam Kept Order" MORE.
The Civil Disobedience Ruse
Despite polite efforts to resist, I was pulled, last week, into a most unpleasant, unscholarly, uncivilized, almost Kafkaesque exchange, in the wake of the publication of “Eric Garner: 100% Innocent under Libertarian Law.” Polite disagreement is second nature when one has been writing controversially and stridently for close on 20 years. However, one is also [...Read On]
Guess Who Warned Against Invading Iraq?
Who offered the following astute, if utilitarian, analysis, in mitigation of an invasion of Iraq, in 1994? … if we had gone to Baghdad we would have been all alone. There wouldn’t have been anybody else with us. It would have been a U.S. occupation of Iraq. None of the Arab forces that were willing [...Read On]
Torture A Fig Leaf For Greater Evil
You’ll probably say this is a serious defect, but the CIA torture tempest has never been uppermost in my mind. The Senate Select Intelligence Committee report on the C.I.A.’s interrogation-and-detention program during the Bush era, just like the torture furor that erupted at the time, is nothing more than a foil and a fig leaf; [...Read On]
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