The Haitian earthquake is an enormous tragedy made worse by politicians and the media. I note with dismay that relief supplies are backed up because of the terrible destruction in the port and also at the international airport, which has only one operating runway. Nevertheless, US pols like Hillary Clinton and the major TV networks... 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.