Philip Giraldi

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

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January 21, 2021
Pompeo’s Last Stand

The neocons and the media demand tough talk and even tougher action from their candidate and Pompeo is already running hard to oblige them.

January 14, 2021
No One Is Listening: A Country Divided Against Itself

The U.S. may morph into two nations with the increasingly impoverished helot “deplorables” under the heel of the empowered social justice warriors.

January 7, 2021
More War by Other Means: Sanctioning the Wife of Syria’s President Makes No Sense to Anyone

More sanctions, by all means. More grief and suffering and more people around the world wondering what exactly the United States is doing.

December 31, 2020
A New War in the New Year? Trump Again Takes Aim at Iran

What might the Congress and American people do to stop it from happening? Nothing that would actually have any impact.

December 24, 2020
Democracies Don’t Start Wars. But Democrats Do

Under Biden, as ever, it will only be the designated bad guys who will be on the receiving end of America’s military might

December 17, 2020
A Return to Normalcy? Joe Biden’s Vision of Normal Raises Concerns

It can be taken as a given that the Biden/Harris regime will continue America’s Israel-centric foreign policy, Phil Giraldi writes.

December 10, 2020
The Politics of COVID Vaccinations: Who Will Get Them and When?

Logically, the vaccine should go first to those who are most at risk for contracting the disease and dying from it, but logic likely will not prevail.

December 3, 2020
A Killing in Iran: Who Gains From Yet Another Assassination?

A direct role by the Trump Administration in the assassination of Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh should not be ruled out, Philip Giraldi writes.

November 26, 2020
Coming Soon From Joe and Kamala: Hooray for the Revolution!

There is something scary about the way Democrats have wrapped their attempts to control the American people in platitudes and self-righteous drivel.

November 19, 2020
War à la Mode: Will a Vindictive Trump Start a War With Iran or Will He Bring the Troops Home?

United States governments, both Democratic and Republican, have been doing the unspeakable and unjustifiable for some time now.