Voices Ep. 22 Occupy: Defense

Record Date: 2/5/2018

Guest: Major Danny Sjursen

“Major Danny Sjursen is a U.S. Army strategist and former history instructor at West Point. He served tours with reconnaissance units in both Iraq and Afghanistan. He has written a memoir and critical analysis of the Iraq War, Ghostriders of Baghdad: Soldiers, Civilians, and the Myth of the Surge. He lives with his wife and four sons near Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Follow him on Twitter at @SkepticalVet.”

defense (n.)”

“Shared delusions: Both major political parties lack coherent foreign policies”

Classical liberalism

Magna Carta

“Today’s Wars Are Based on a Fundamental Misunderstanding of History

On Strategy

Carl von Clausewitz

Dereliction of Duty

Mattis COIN

Sun Tzu

Art of War PDF

‘We’re Killing These Kids, We’re Breaking the Army!’

“…let’s face it: the Pentagon is actually a war department. ”

Occupy: Guns or Butter

“…Cross of Iron

Military Industrial Complex – Eisenhower farewell address excerpt