Philip Giraldi, a former CIA officer, is executive director of the Council for the National Interest.
Israel
Foreign Policy Top News War Crimes World

Analysts Confirm: Israel Used Civilian Airliners As Cover In Christmas Day Airstrikes In Syria

Analysts have confirmed that the Israelis carried out the strikes in Syria by deliberately using scheduled airline departures and arrivals as cover to foil the improved and upgraded Syrian air defenses. As has become the normal practice, Christmas Day’s air raid by Israel directed against targets near Damascus was largely ignored by the US media. Given the fact that Read More…

Iran
Foreign Policy Government Military Politics Propaganda Social Engineering Top News World

An Iran War Would Destroy The United States

The establishment of a military force to go abroad and overthrow governments does not appear anywhere in the Constitution of the United States, nor does calling for destruction of countries that do not themselves threaten America appear anywhere in Article 2, which describes the responsibilities of the President. Indeed, both Presidents George Washington and John Read More…

Washington
Conspiracy Foreign Policy Government Politics Propaganda Social Engineering Top News World

The Madness That Is Gripping Washington

Iran is the hottest of all hot spots in the American view. The United States and Israel have been threatening Iran for something like twenty years, using the pretext that it was developing a nuclear weapon initially, but also more recently declaring that Tehran has become a threat to the entire Middle East. Both contentions Read More…

Hurbis
Foreign Policy Government Military Politics Top News World

Imperial Hubris Redefined

There have been two developments in the past month that illustrate clearly what is wrong with the White House’s perception of America’s place in the world. Going far beyond the oft-repeated nonsense that the United States is somehow the “leader of the free world,” the Trump Administration has taken several positions that sustain the bizarre Read More…

United States
Foreign Policy Government Politics Top News World

The United States Withdraws From The World

The United States has decided to no longer participate in the United Nations 47-member Human Rights Council (UNHRC). The number one reason cited by U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley was that the council is unfairly critically focused on Israel. The United States had already left the U.N.’s cultural organization UNESCO last October, the last straw reportedly being when Read More…

torture
Conspiracy Foreign Policy Government Human Rights Politics Top News

For US Congress, Running A Torture Prison Is A Good Career Move

Gina Haspel has now been confirmed as the new Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) by a Senate vote of 54 to 45. She had previously been approved by the Senate Intelligence Committee by 10 votes to 5, with six Democrats joining all but three of the committee’s Republicans. Haspel seems fully qualified in Read More…