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No Smoking Gun on Russia Hack

The report, like the “Grizzly Steppe” effort, includes an unusual disclaimer, noting in an appendix on “Estimative Language” that “Judgments are not intended to imply that we have proof that shows something to be a fact.” By Philip Giraldi The eagerly awaited report on the alleged Russian influence operation and hack linked to the recent […]

America or Israel? Quislings in Congress and the Media need to decide which comes first

There is scant attention paid by any of the Israel boosters for actual American interests … American values and needs are invisible because they are of no interest to John Bolton and his fellow knee jerkers at AEI, the Hudson Institute, the Washington Institute for Near East Policy (WINEP), the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs […]

Welcome to Greater Israel! The tail will be wagging the dog under Donald Trump

The problem with Israel and its friends is that they are never satisfied and never leave the rest of us Americans alone, pushing constantly at what is essentially an open door. They have treated the United States like a doormat, spying on us more than any ostensibly friendly nation while pocketing our $38 billion donation […]

Tablet: “Bye-Bye, Neocons”

Tablet reports: “The Jewish conservatives and ‘nation builders’ who led us into Iraq and Afghanistan bet the farm against Donald Trump, and lost. What now?” By David P. Goldman, Tablet, Dec. 14, 2016 Israeli leaders of all major parties warn of two existential threats to Israel: a U.N. resolution forcing Israel back to the 1967 […]

Bipartisan War: A new study urges more U.S. interventions

Atlantic Council’s Middle East Strategy Task Force report claims to be a new strategic vision for the Middle East that will “change the political trajectory of the region”– calls for more military intervention… By Philip Giraldi The Establishment and Realist foreign policy communities in the United States often seem separated by language which leads them to talk […]

Video: How Pro-Israel Neocons Pushed for War in Iraq, by Alison Weir

Alison Weir is president of the Council for the National Interest and founder of If Americans Knew. Articles mentioned in the video: “White Man’s Burden,” by Ari Shavit, Ha’aretz, April 3, 2003: http://iakn.us/2ggApnF “Perles of Wisdom for the Feithful,” by Akiva Eldar, Ha’aretz, October 1, 2002: http://iakn.us/2hkzdzo “The Bush Neocons and Israel,” by Kathleen and […]

Did Russia Elect Trump? Foreign espionage is routine: Careless use of unsecure email shouldn’t be

Republican Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham are exploiting the allegations to block any possible initiatives by Trump to improve ties with Moscow, which might have serious consequences down the road… By Philip Giraldi On Friday, the Washington Post reported that the CIA has concluded that Russia acted to aid Donald Trump in winning the election. […]

Fake News Versus No News: How Russia is pilloried while real news about Israel goes unreported

…The Anti-Semitism bill makes Jews and Jewish interests a legally protected class, immune from any criticism. “Free speech” means in practice that you can burn an American flag, sell pornography, attack Christianity in the vilest terms or castigate the government in Washington all you want but criticizing Israel is off limits if you want to […]

Trump and the Media: They hate him and will never relent

Many of us have longed for a president who will shake up the smug oligarchy that runs the New York-Washington bankster-crooked politician axis. Trump may or may not be that man but he at least deserves a chance to prove himself, particularly if he is genuinely interested in détente with Russia and is unwilling to […]

Trump the Anti-Semite? Or is it just that liberal Jews hate Trump?

Someone should tell them that calling someone an anti-Semite is fortunately a slur that is losing its effectiveness through overuse and lack of credibility. Joe Sobran put it very well when he observed that anti-Semite used to be an expression applied to people who hate Jews but now it is more often used to describe […]

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