I feel like the bore at the party who tries to corner people to tell them about how he birdied the thirteenth earlier that day . The torture story is proceeding full speed because it is mostly about Republicans but the Jane Harman story is already going away, largely because the mainstream media and the... Read More
I have been reliably informed that the leaks of the content of the transcript of the Jane Harman phone conversation with an Israeli national are absolutely accurate. She did agree to "waddle" into the Rosen-Weissman trial in exchange for the Israel lobby's influencing her promotion to committee chairmanship. The threat to withhold funds to the... Read More
The Wash Post had a doozy of a front page article today on the Jane Harman/AIPAC scandal. The piece, "US Might Not Try Pro-Israel Lobbyists" with a subtitle "Meanwhile, Rep. Harman Denies offering to Influence Case" brilliantly avoided saying anything nasty about Israel. You mean they spy on us and try to buy and otherwise... 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.