Charles Goyette Interviews Philip Giraldi
Philip Giraldi, former DIA and CIA officer and columnist for Antiwar.com, discusses the possibility of war against Iran, the difference between a contingency plan and a plan of implementation, Defense Secretary Robert Gates’ opposition, the possible shape of a limited attack, the genesis of the thought behind a war and its possible consequences, the United States’ contacting of Iran through its Kurdish allies, U.S. support for dissident groups and bombing attacks inside Iran, the lack of Iranian made weapons inside Iraq, Iran’s support for Shi’ite militias in Iraq, the decision making process on conducting a military attack against Iran, Turkish military operations inside northern Iraq, the neoconservatives’ ability to conduct revisionist history, the lack of national media coverage on the possibility of a military attack against Iran, the lack of sourcing by the national media, why the presidential candidates are not talking about it and the leaks coming out of the British Intelligence Service.
MP3 here. (19:23)
Philip Giraldi is a former DIA and CIA officer, partner at Cannistraro Associates, Francis Walsingham Fellow for the American Conservative Defense Alliance, contributing editor at the American Conservative magazine and columnist at Antiwar.com.