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Breaking The Silence w/ Avner Gvaryahu – Ep 58

3/13/2020
Avner Gvaryahu, the executive director of Breaking The Silence (BTS), sits down with us to discuss the organization’s mission of collecting Israeli Defense Force (IDF) veterans’ testimonies on operations in the Gaza Strip, how Israeli society sees and treats veterans who find fault with the ongoing occupation, and how similar American and Israeli military beliefs … Continue reading Breaking The Silence w/ Avner Gvaryahu – Ep 58 The post Breaking The Silence w/ Avner Gvaryahu – Ep 58...

Duration:01:14:50

The foreign policy history of Senator Bernie Sanders – Ep 57

3/3/2020
As the 2020 Democratic primaries move onto Super Tuesday, the time has come to discuss the record of Bernie Sanders in all things foreign policy. The good, the bad, and the ugly; we discuss it all. From his time as a high school student, running for student body president to raise money for Korean war … Continue reading The foreign policy history of Senator Bernie Sanders – Ep 57 The post The foreign policy history of Senator Bernie Sanders – Ep 57 appeared first on .

Duration:01:21:29

The assassination of Qassem Suleimani – Ep 56

1/6/2020
This is a different sort of episode from what you’ve come to expect from us. The three of us are in utter shock at the brazen, cowardly, illegal assassination of IRGC General Qassem Suleimani and the potential aftershocks to the Middle East as a whole. The U.S. is the closest it has ever been to … Continue reading The assassination of Qassem Suleimani – Ep 56 The post The assassination of Qassem Suleimani – Ep 56 appeared first on .

Duration:01:05:57

Jack Ryan w/ Tom Secker – Ep 55

12/31/2019
Tom Secker joins us for an in-depth discussion on the Amazon Original Series “Jack Ryan”, discussing its abhorrent take on Venezuela and America’s true role in Central & South America. Enjoy the show?! Please leave us a review right here. Contact us direct by email at fortressonahill@gmail.com Check out our t-shirt store on Spreadshirt.com Leave … Continue reading Jack Ryan w/ Tom Secker – Ep 55 The post Jack Ryan w/ Tom Secker – Ep 55 appeared first on .

Duration:01:23:57

Afghanistan papers & The Report w/ Ryan Keen – Ep 54

12/25/2019
This week, Ryan Keen stops by the podcast to discuss the recent Washington Post bombshell titled the Afghanistan Papers. We also discuss the Amazon Prime film The Report, which discusses the 2014 Senate torture report, its creation, and the CIA’s involvement. (We mentioned discussing the House impeachment proceedings, but we ran out of time.) Happy … Continue reading Afghanistan papers & The Report w/ Ryan Keen – Ep 54 The post Afghanistan papers & The Report w/ Ryan Keen – Ep 54 appeared...

Duration:01:39:25

Protests in Iraq & Iranian influence, veteran homelessness, and war criminal pardons – Ep 53

12/9/2019
After an extended break, we are back!!! We discuss the recent protests in Iraq and their relationship to Iranian influence, the current state of veteran homelessness, and the recent pardons President Trump gave to notorious war criminals. Iraqi Protesters Dying From Tear Gas Canisters To The Skull | NBC News Now Amnesty International’s report on … Continue reading Protests in Iraq & Iranian influence, veteran homelessness, and war criminal pardons – Ep 53 The post Protests in Iraq & Iranian...

Duration:02:03:28

Marking 18 years of war in Afghanistan – Ep 52

10/8/2019
Ryan Keen stops by the podcast and joins our discussion on Speaker Pelosi moving forward with impeachment proceedings against President Trump, the militarization and direct surveillance of the U.S.’s southern border, and remembering the war in Afghanistan and the massive toll on the Afghan people. Enjoy the show?! Please leave us a review right here. … Continue reading Marking 18 years of war in Afghanistan – Ep 52 The post Marking 18 years of war in Afghanistan – Ep 52 appeared first on .

Duration:01:13:53

Mary Hillis interview – Ep 51

10/2/2019
Mary Hillis, friend of Keagan’s and former Naval Farsi linguist / analyst, stops by the podcast to discuss her time in the Navy, her experiences with sexual harassment and toxic masculinity, and her assessment of the U.S.’s position with Iran. Enjoy! Enjoy the show?! Please leave us a review right here. Contact us direct by … Continue reading Mary Hillis interview – Ep 51 The post Mary Hillis interview – Ep 51 appeared first on .

Duration:00:34:12

Born On The 4th Of July w/ Tom Secker – Ep 50

8/31/2019
Tom Secker returns for a discussion on the 1989 Tom Cruise film, “Born On The 4th Of July.” Enjoy the show?! Please leave us a review right here. Contact us direct by email at fortressonahill@gmail.com Check out our t-shirt store on Spreadshirt.com Leave us a voicemail at 860-598-0570. Not a contributor on Patreon? You’re missing … Continue reading Born On The 4th Of July w/ Tom Secker – Ep 50 The post Born On The 4th Of July w/ Tom Secker – Ep 50 appeared first on .

Duration:00:50:56

Combat Obscura w/Tom Secker – Ep 49

8/9/2019
Recently, a new documentary called Combat Obscura on Marines serving in Afghanistan made the headlines for its brutality and honesty on serving in combat. We invited ClandesTime host and friend of the podcast Tom Secker to break it down with us. Enjoy! Enjoy the show?! Please leave us a review right here. Contact us direct … Continue reading Combat Obscura w/Tom Secker – Ep 49 The post Combat Obscura w/Tom Secker – Ep 49 appeared first on .

Duration:00:44:13

11/9 And The Terrorist Who Loved Bonsai Trees w/Phil Kraske – Ep 48

7/24/2019
Phil Kraske stops by the podcast to discuss his new book “11/9 And The Terrorist Who Loved Bonsai Trees”. To see Phil’s bio and more about his other works, visit www.philipkraske.com Enjoy the show?! Please leave us a review right here. Contact us direct by email at fortressonahill@gmail.com Check out our t-shirt store on Spreadshirt.com … Continue reading 11/9 And The Terrorist Who Loved Bonsai Trees w/Phil Kraske – Ep 48 The post 11/9 And The Terrorist Who Loved Bonsai Trees w/Phil Kraske...

Duration:00:38:56

American apathy of war crimes – Ep 47

6/29/2019
As the trial of Eddie Gallagher moves forward, we decided to talk war crimes a bit. We also discuss the arrest and prosecution of whistleblower Daniel Hale and Danny brings us into the reality surrounding the death of former Egypt president Mohammed Morsi. Enjoy the show?! Please leave us a review right here. Contact us … Continue reading American apathy of war crimes – Ep 47 The post American apathy of war crimes – Ep 47 appeared first on .

Duration:00:35:56

Wounds of War w/ Suzanne Gordon – Ep 46

6/7/2019
Suzanne Gordon, journalist and author of “Wounds of War – How the VA delivers health, healing, and hope for the nation’s veterans”, joins us for a discussion on her book and all things veterans health. We discuss the nation’s veteran suicide epidemic, with the understanding that only 9 million of America’s 22 million veterans qualify … Continue reading Wounds of War w/ Suzanne Gordon – Ep 46 The post Wounds of War w/ Suzanne Gordon – Ep 46 appeared first on .

Duration:00:54:20

Breaking Cadence interview w/ Rosa del Duca – Ep 45

5/30/2019
Rosa del Duca sits down with us today to discuss her new book, “Breaking Cadence – one woman’s war against the war”, a tale of a National Guard soldier turned ROTC cadet who became a conscientious objector. It’s an amazing tale of leadership and courage, which you can buy right here from Amazon. Be sure … Continue reading Breaking Cadence interview w/ Rosa del Duca – Ep 45 The post Breaking Cadence interview w/ Rosa del Duca – Ep 45 appeared first on .

Duration:00:35:39

All roads lead to Iran – Ep 44

5/18/2019
With the moves towards Iran coming one after another, we decided to hit back in kind. We break down the recent ‘evidence’ produced by living mustache John Bolton and his minions, as well as playing devil’s advocate with Danny on how Iran has become the natsec boogeyman. Enjoy the show?! Please leave us a review … Continue reading All roads lead to Iran – Ep 44 The post All roads lead to Iran – Ep 44 appeared first on .

Duration:00:49:06

Two post 9/11 torture programs w/ Dr. Jeffrey Kaye – Ep 43

5/11/2019
Dr. Jeffrey Kaye returns for a new discussion on the existence of two torture programs during Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. The new program (to us at least) is quite different from the program which used so called “experimental interrogation techniques” like water boarding and relied on more simple, but still quite horrifying, techniques … Continue reading Two post 9/11 torture programs w/ Dr. Jeffrey Kaye – Ep 43 The post Two post 9/11 torture programs w/ Dr. Jeffrey Kaye...

Duration:01:13:57

Torture at Guantanamo Bay w/ Dr. Jeffrey Kaye – Ep 42

5/6/2019
Dr. Jeffrey Kaye sits down with us to discuss his work “Cover-Up at Guantanamo: The NCIS Investigation Into the Suicides of Mohammed Al Hanashi and Abdul Rahman Al Amri.” Dr. Kaye also discusses his work on biowarfare conducted by the US Army during the Korean War. Enjoy the show?! Please leave us a review right … Continue reading Torture at Guantanamo Bay w/ Dr. Jeffrey Kaye – Ep 42 The post Torture at Guantanamo Bay w/ Dr. Jeffrey Kaye – Ep 42 appeared first on .

Duration:01:28:16

Forrest Gump film review – w/Tom Secker – Ep 41

4/28/2019
Tom Secker drops by the podcast to discuss Forrest Gump, to include both the book and the film, how they differ in huge ways, and how the film pushed clearly pro-war themes. Enjoy the show?! Please leave us a review right here. Contact us direct by email at fortressonahill@gmail.com Leave us a voicemail at 860-598-0570. … Continue reading Forrest Gump film review – w/Tom Secker – Ep 41 The post Forrest Gump film review – w/Tom Secker – Ep 41 appeared first on .

Duration:00:50:49

Chelsea Manning and Julian Assange – Ep 40

4/22/2019
Being a whistleblower is a difficult path, one that only a few choose to follow. Chelsea Manning is one of those people, but the pain of her choice continues to haunt her in horrifying ways. Here, we discuss Chelsea Manning’s jailtime over her refusal to testify in a grand jury proceeding related to Julian Assange. … Continue reading Chelsea Manning and Julian Assange – Ep 40 The post Chelsea Manning and Julian Assange – Ep 40 appeared first on .

Duration:01:02:58

David Swanson interview – Ep 39

4/12/2019
David discusses a bit about his organization, World Beyond War, along with discussing violence caused directly by veterans. Veterans live under a halo of protection in the United States, but they shouldn’t. Even America’s ostensible heroes should be above the law. It’s a short but good one. Enjoy the show?! Please leave us a review … Continue reading David Swanson interview – Ep 39 The post David Swanson interview – Ep 39 appeared first on .

Duration:00:21:40