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COI #106 The Empire Loses a Key Pawn in Africa guest Danny Sjursen

by | May 7, 2021

COI #106 The Empire Loses a Key Pawn in Africa guest Danny Sjursen

by | May 7, 2021

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On COI #106, Danny Sjursen returns to the show to discuss the death of Chadian President Idriss Deby, who was killed in fighting with rebels in late April. While Chad is a key player in US and French ‘counter-terrorism’ operations across Africa’s Sahel region, Danny explains how the country has overextended its forces on multiple fronts and faces increasing instability, all compounded by Deby’s demise. Washington and Paris, who propped up the late president for decades despite credible allegations of election-rigging and severe political repression, are likely to continue their support for the Chadian state.

Danny is a retired US Army Major, 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.’

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