Philip Giraldi

Ph.D., Executive Director of the Council for the National Interest.

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May 16, 2019
Something Wrong with Trump: The Insulting Names Are No Longer Welcome

Trump’s tweeting and insults plus his frequently unhinged assertions quite plausibly make him unworthy of the office he holds, regardless of whether it all amounts to an impeachable offense or not.

May 9, 2019
Pandering to Israel Means War With Iran

Juan Guaido, the candidate favored by Washington for regime change, has undoubtedly a lot of things on his plate but he has proven willing to make some time to say what Benjamin Netanyahu wants to hear.

May 2, 2019
Pompeo Lies, Cheats and Steals (But He’s Still a Good Christian)

Americans are in the hands of a group of people who are adept at self- deception and who are also quite capable of doing some very dangerous things in light of their religious and personal views.

April 25, 2019
Jared Kushner, Not Maria Butina, Is America’s Real Foreign Agent

Maria Butina is in jail for doing nothing while Jared Kushner, who needed a godfathered security clearance due to his close Israeli ties, struts through the White House as senior advisor to the president.

April 18, 2019
Rumors of War: Washington Is Looking for a Fight

Never before in recent decades has the United States been so belligerent, and that in spite of the fact that there is no single enemy or combination of enemies that actually threaten either the geographical United States or a vital interest.

April 11, 2019
Who Is Killing Whom in the Middle East? Blaming Iran Might be an Excuse for War

Iran did not kill those 4,424 American soldiers who died in Iraq. President George W. Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney and the band of psychopaths at the Pentagon and National Security Council did that.

April 4, 2019
What Monroe Doctrine?

The United States has always been the aggressor in the Western Hemisphere, Philip Giraldi writes.

March 28, 2019
Now It’s Official: God, Not the Russians, Elected Trump

The conclusion of the Mueller inquiry should be welcomed by everyone because it frees up resources that can now be used to determine whether God had a hand in electing Donald Trump.

March 21, 2019
Goodbye to the Internet: Interference by Governments Is Already Here

Government regulation combined with corporate social media self-censorship means that the user of the service will not know what he or she is missing because it will not be there.

March 14, 2019
The Trump Phenomenon as Seen in Europe

The Europeans continue to be betrayed by their elected leadership and the time has come to put a stop to it, which is why they see Trump as a wrecking ball demolishing the entrenched Establishment.