Scott Horton Interviews Philip Giraldi
Former CIA officer Philip Giraldi discusses the difficulty of repairing relations between Turkey and Israel while right-wing political pressure on Netanyahu keeps him from apologizing for the flotilla massacre; how further significant releases make it clear WikiLeaks is indeed performing a valuable public service (in contrast with Giraldi’s previous skepticism); how the US provides material support for terrorism – in terms of money and weapons for the PKK; and why the US is just asking for more blowback by supporting a fringe Marxist-Islamic cult against the Turkish state.
MP3 here. (18:09)
Philip Giraldi, a former CIA officer, is a contributing editor to The American Conservative and executive director of the Council for the National Interest. He writes regularly for Antiwar.com.