4/6/17 Philip Giraldi says IC-Military Doubt Assad Gas Narrative

Philip Giraldi, former CIA officer and Director of the Council for the National Interest, says that “military and intelligence personnel,” “intimately familiar” with the intelligence, say that the narrative that Assad or Russia did it is a “sham,” instead endorsing the Russian narrative that Assad’s forces had bombed a storage facility. Giraldi’s intelligence sources are “astonished” about the government and media narrative and are considering going public out of concern over the danger of worse war there. Giraldi also observes that the Assad regime had no motive to do such a thing at this time.

- Advertisement -
Read Scott Horton's new book Fool's Errand: Time to End the War in Afghanistan


  1. Of course our leaders are following a political narrative. We have become the kind of country, Nazi Germany, we used to defeat. Remember the Nazis and their nutty ideology. They believed they were invincible because they were the master race. Our leaders believe the same bullshit. There is no reality check on these leaders because they have been drinking the Kool-Aid that they are the best and brightest for a long time now. When mere mortals outside the Ivy League, West Point or the Naval Academy tell them that they have their heads up there asses, they dismiss those comments. So, we who are along for the ride will ultimately pay the price.

  2. Can we please hold these neocon “experts” to at least some level of responsibility. How often are we going to permit them lead us into catastrophes with absolutely no punishment? The threat of jail time might cut down on their assurances that “this time the WDM really really does exist”

Comments are closed.