A friend of mine at the Pentagon has told me about an idea that has been circulating on various email circuits. She suggested that everyone make the maximum effort to buy for Christmas only goods, products, and services that are either made in America or that directly support the local community. For example, if a... Read More
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 TAC, where he has been a contributing editor for nine years, he writes regularly for Antiwar.com. He is currently Executive Director of the Council for the National Interest and resides with his wife of 32 years in Virginia horse country close to his daughters and grandchildren.