Will Biden Join the New ‘Scramble for Africa’?

From the Conflicts of Interest podcast:

Danny Sjursen returns to the show to discuss some of his recent columns at Antiwar.com. Kyle and Will ask Danny about ever-expanding US military involvement on the African continent, as well as French adventurism across the Sahel region, including in Chad, Mali, Nigeria, Mauritania and Burkina Faso. Danny also updates the ongoing civil war between the US-backed Ethiopian national government and forces in the northern Tigray region, where allegations of war crimes and atrocities have abounded on all sides.

Danny is a retired US Army officer, senior fellow at the Center for International Policy (CIP), contributing editor at Antiwar.com and director of the new Eisenhower Media Network (EMN). His work has appeared in the New York Times, the LA Times, The Nation, Huff Post, the Hill, Salon, The American Conservative, Mother Jones, Scheer Post and Tom Dispatch, among other publications. He served combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan and later taught history at West Point. He is the author of a memoir and critical analysis of the Iraq War, Ghostriders of Baghdad: Soldiers, Civilians, and the Myth of the Surge.

Maj. Danny Sjursen on Patriotic Dissent in the Cold War

From the Watkins Museum of History

Our FREE History series – a partnership with several Kansas humanities organizations – continues as we interview veteran, historian, and activist Danny Sjursen about peace activism during the Cold War. This program is part of a series of events in connection with the launch of a new website, The Cold War in the Heartland.

Maj. Danny Sjursen on Ethiopia, Mali, and the Chances Biden Starts a War

From the Conflicts of Interest Podcast:

On COI#58, Maj. Danny Sjursen, USA (ret.) joins Kyle Anzalone to break down Ethiopia, Mali, and Biden’s foreign policy team. Danny gives a brief history of Ethiopia and explains how the country’s conflicts with its neighbors. Danny explains how the Ethiopian Prime Minister won the peace prize, then use the prize to further his war efforts. He also breaks down Ethiopia’s internal politics and the recent civil war (plus the ongoing insurgency.)

Danny and Kyle discuss the civil war in Mali and the French intervention. Post-Libyan War France has been fighting jihadists groups throughout the Sahel region. In recent weeks, five French soldiers have died. France is now looking to exit West Africa. Danny and Kyle examine the neocons and humanitarian interventionists that are coming to power in the Biden administration and how they could expand America’s War on Terror.

Karen Kwiatkowski on Whistleblowing and the War on Terror

The “Fortress On A Hill” podcast, hosted by veterans Danny Sjursen, Chris ‘Henri’ Henrikson, and Keagan Miller interview Karen Kwiatkowski, USAF Lieutenant Colonel (retired) and senior fellow at the Eisenhower Media Center. She discusses serving at the height of the Cold War, the huge collection of personalities and political bends of her time at the Pentagon, to include the neocons early in the Bush II presidency, her expertise on the Africa continent and U.S. regime change policies there, and her regrets around her role as a whistleblower.