Articles by Ian Henderson

Why Artificial Intelligence Will End the Need for Immigration

When you think of a “developing country,” what type of nation comes to mind? Any number of Latin American, African, Middle Eastern, or Southeast Asian countries, probably. What makes them “developing”? Any number of socio-economic factors, including poor infrastructure, political corruption, conflict, ethnoreligious tension, poverty, high unemployment, and famine—to name a few. A “developed nation” […]

The Democratic Party Is Killing Itself

What does America’s political climate bode for us in the next 25-50 years? What if I told you the Democratic Party will fracture into multiple parties and the Republican Party will grow stronger? And what if I said changing demographics and the normalization of identity politics would be the reason? The Democratic Party has redoubled […]

Build the Wall: It’s the Humane Thing to Do

Ask Americans what they think are some of the most violent conflicts in the world, and the usual responses will be Iraq, Afghanistan, or Syria. (If they’re really smart, they’ll mention Libya or Yemen). However, I hardly ever hear anyone mention Mexico. That’s a mistake. After Syria, the drug war in Mexico is the deadliest […]

A Tale of Three Syrias: What Lies Ahead for President Trump

With the Syrian Civil war now in its seventh year—thanks to the confluence of ongoing bloodshed, sectarian tension, and foreign intervention—we now have one of the most complex tangled webs the international community has faced since the end of World War II. With ISIS now but a shadow of what it was in 2015, the […]

China’s Dream of Global Economic Dominance

With the implementation of President Trump’s tariffs last month, China is all the talk in the world of trade. The tariffs in question place $50 billion worth of tariffs on Chinese imports following a seven-month investigation into intellectual property theft. These actions against China are much needed and long overdue: about 20 years overdue to […]

From ‘Fire and Fury’ to Peace on the Peninsula—It Could Happen

In the coming weeks, barring an unforeseen calamity, President Trump will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Six decades after fighting stopped on the Korean Peninsula, lasting peace may be at hand. South Korean President Moon Jae-In on Friday hosted a summit with Kim. It was the first time since a 1953 armistice stopped […]

What America Can Learn from Japan’s Immigration System

While the guilt-ridden West takes in refugees from all over the Third World and is wrestling with problems of assimilation, internal conflict, and hardened cultural enclaves, Japan continues to defy pressures from the international community to open its doors to mass immigration. Granted, in the last decade, Japan has seen an uptick in legal immigration, […]