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Phil Giraldi

Phil Giraldi is a former CIA Case Officer and Army Intelligence Officer who spent twenty years overseas in Europe and the Middle East working terrorism cases. He holds a BA with honors from the University of Chicago and an MA and PhD in Modern History from the University of London. In addition to The American Conservative, he writes regularly for He is currently Executive Director of the Council for the National Interest.

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Don't Trust the US Government on Missile Defense

StrategyWar and Foreign Policy

The US state is empowered by the idea that it can wage wars at will without the American domestic population facing any risk of retaliation.
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Panel: "Prospects for Peace in the Age of Trump"

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

04/09/2017Mises Media
A panel discussion and question-and-answer period featuring Hunt Tooley, Phil Giraldi, and Daniel McAdams.
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