Former CIA officer Philip Giraldi discusses why the Egyptian revolution is good for everyone, even Israelis; how the Egyptian army’s refusal to fire on demonstrators finally convinced Mubarak to step down; the broad American support for Egypt’s protesters, who happen to look like us and profess to want the same things; competition for loot and power within the remnants of Egypt’s ruling class; and the sorry state of leadership in the American Conservative movement.
MP3 here. (19:37)
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.