Philip Giraldi

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

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November 14, 2019
Epstein Story Killed by ABC in 2015: Was It Done to Protect the Clintons?

ABC news had the goods on Epstein and his activities three years ago but refused to run the story – why?

November 7, 2019
Deep State on the National Security Council: Colonel Vindman Is an ‘Expert’ With an Agenda

The current frenzy to impeach Donald Trump reveals what could easily be hidden about the operation of the Deep State inside the federal government.

October 31, 2019
Killing Julian Assange: Justice Denied When Exposing Official Wrongdoing

Many observers are citing Assange’s case as symptomatic of developing “police state” tendencies in both the United States and in Europe.

October 24, 2019
Trump and Erdogan Are Alike: Both Are ‘Thin-Skinned’ and Relied on ‘Deplorables’ to Win

The communications problems between Trump and Erdogan are due to Trump’s failure to understand that Erdogan is his counterpart in too many ways.

October 17, 2019
Jeffrey Epstein Again Disappears From View, but What About Mossad?

Given the high stakes in the game, quite likely there will be a cover-up both of how Epstein lived and how he died – and whom he worked for.

October 10, 2019
Sanctioning Away Free Speech: Americans Meet With Iranians at Their Peril

Apart from their ineffectiveness, the dark side of sanctions is what they do to third parties who get caught up in the conflict.

October 3, 2019
Trump Administration Provides New Evidence for a Saudi Connection to 9/11

The declassified name is only a partial victory for the group that goes by the name 9/11 Families & Survivors United for Justice Against Terrorism.

September 26, 2019
Trump Frees Himself From Bolton – but Robert O’Brien Will Be Just as Bad

O’Brien might well have been ranked among the worst possible choices for the National Security Advisor position, Philip Giraldi believes.

September 19, 2019
Spy vs Spy vs Spy: The Mysterious Mr. Smolenkov

Unless someone actually succeeds in interviewing Oleg Smolenkov and he decides to tell the complete truth as he sees it, the American public might never know the reality behind the latest spy story.

September 12, 2019
Trump the Russian Puppet. A Story That Just Will Not Die

Certainly, there are many things that President Trump can rightly be criticized for, but it is interesting to note how the media and chattering classes continue to be in the grip of the irrational “Trump derangement syndrome (TDS).”