What War With Iran Might Look Like by Philip Giraldi

Back in September 2007 I wrote an article for Antiwar.com called “What World War III May Look Like.” The article, which presumed that an incident involving U.S. troops on the border between Iraq and Iran could easily escalate into what would eventually become a global conflict, was widely replayed in the alternative media and even in the mainstream. More...

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By deskofbrian On Sunday, January 1st, 2012

A Tale of Two Cities: Weimar and Washington by Phil Giraldi

Mark Twain is credited with saying that “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it rhymes.” Today’s United States is often compared to other historic nations, whether at their prime or about to decline and More...

By deskofbrian On Saturday, March 5th, 2011

Uncle NED Comes Calling

By Philip Giraldi It is difficult to conceive of how a nation that was founded to defend individual rights and liberties has moved so far from its moorings that it has now embraced exporting democracy and nation More...

By deskofbrian On Friday, December 31st, 2010

Will 2011 Become 1848?

By Philip Giraldi Violence erupted throughout Europe in 1848, a time that was later dubbed the “year of revolution.”  Though the motives and perpetrators varied from country to country and even from region More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, November 25th, 2010

Who Voted for More War?

By Philip Giraldi Something strange has occurred in the aftermath of the November 2nd midterm election.  Even though the United States is fighting two major wars and is involved as well in a number of lesser military More...

By deskofbrian On Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

Jesus says “Bomb Iran” by Philip Giraldi

Not really, but it seems that a number of preachers who call themselves Christians are demanding that the US attack Iran. The best known of the Iran bashers is John Hagee, pastor of San Antonio’s Cornerstone More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

Hillary’s Enemies List

By Philip Giraldi Some might recall the enemies list that President Richard Nixon kept in his desk.  The list was appended to a memo that asked “how we can use the available federal machinery to screw our More...