Major Danny Sjursen comes back on the show to talk about the many errors of the various American wars in Iraq. Sjursen has written a new article discussing a recently leaked report that was commissioned during and about Iraq War 2, but was deliberately stymied and kept from the American people.
Discussed on the show:
- “The Army Stymied Its Own Study of the Iraq War” (Wall Street Journal)
- “Will Iraq Become Another ‘Lesson Lost’ Like Vietnam?” (The American Conservative)
- Pentagon Papers
- Raymond T. Odierno
- Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq
- Sean MacFarland
- Muqtada al-Sadr
- “Collateral Murder” (Wikileaks)
- The Good Soldiers
- Badr Organization
Danny Sjursen is a major in the U.S. army and former history instructor at West Point. He writes regularly for TomDispatch.com and he’s the author of “Ghost Riders of Baghdad: Soldiers, Civilians, and the Myth of the Surge.” Follow him on Twitter @SkepticalVet.
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