Philip Giraldi

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

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October 15, 2020
Running Out of Time… October Surprise Redux?

If either party has an October Surprise up its sleeve it had better produce it soon. Only about three weeks to go until the election.

October 8, 2020
Thought Control American Style: The Social Justice Warriors Will Destroy Our Basic Freedoms

The worst aspect of the increasing thought control taking place in America’s public space is that it is not only not over, it is increasing.

October 1, 2020
What They Are Not Talking About: War and Peace, Healthcare and Jobs Are Non-Issues

What the American public needs is a viable plan for decent and affordable healthcare similar to what most of the rest of the world enjoys.

September 24, 2020
Are You Feeling Safer? ‘War of the Worlds’ Pits U.S. and Israel Against Everyone Else

When you are on the losing side in a UN vote by 169 to 2, someone should at least be smart enough to discern that something is very, very wrong.

September 17, 2020
New Ambassador Attracts the Usual Enemies: Doug Macgregor Feels the Wrath of the Jewish Lobby

As is all too often the case in the United States, the loudest voices, like ADL, are generally the ones that Congress pays attention to.

September 10, 2020
Israel Funds America’s Israel Lobby, While U.S. Taxpayers Pay for Endless Fraud Against Themselves

The fundamentalist Christian head cases that place Israel’s interests ahead of those of their own country finally need to have their bell rung.

September 3, 2020
Pompeo in Jerusalem: And the Walls Came Tumblin’ Down

The United States of America has become the instigator and sustainer of a disproportionate share of global violence, Phil Giraldi writes.

August 27, 2020
Let’s Talk U.S. Foreign Policy: It Is the Root Cause of Many Evils

Over the next two months, perhaps we will see some serious discussion of America’s place in the world or perhaps not. If 2016 is anything to go by, we are more likely to see a number of bromides tossed out without any real meaning behind them.

August 20, 2020
It’s Not Happening: The Mainstream Media Is the Enabler of American Dysfunction

If journalists were actually getting out on the streets, they would discover that people are really worried about the future of the country.

August 13, 2020
Making Excuses for Trump: Where Does the Buck Stop?

The bloom is off the rose after four years of blundering, but it is still surprising to hear an occasional voice defending Trump’s foreign policy.