Philip Giraldi

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

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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.

February 28, 2019
Did the KGB Try to Infiltrate the Reagan Campaign?

The intelligence war between the Soviets and the United States at the midpoint in the Cold War was certainly multifaceted and fraught with real danger as “mutual assured destruction” was by no means an empty notion.

February 21, 2019
What If They Started a War and No One Showed Up?

The Warsaw Summit did not produce the results envisioned by the White House, which were to pull together a group willing to escalate pressure on Iran before attacking it.

February 14, 2019
Is Tulsi Gabbard for Real? America Is Ready for a Genuine Peace Candidate

Americans have heard much of the same before, but Tulsi Gabbard could well be the only genuine antiwar candidate that might truly be electable in the past fifty years.

February 7, 2019
Does Washington Rule the World?

The principle that Washington should respect the sovereignty of other states even when it disagrees with their internal policies has effectively been abandoned.