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French Friday: Israel’s Error and College Protests

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Release Date: 04/26/2024

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The war in Gaza has carried on for longer than expected, and David French is starting to see parallels between Israel and the US military in the Iraq War—he thinks Israel could learn from what went wrong in Iraq. Then, David and Skye discuss the student protests and how universities are handling them—what’s civil disobedience and what’s lawlessness when it comes to protest?

 

0:00 - Theme Song

 

0:17 - Episode Starts

 

1:40 - America’s Mistake in Iraq

 

10:42 - Counter insurgency’s Importance

 

16:10 - Sponsor - AG1 - Heavily researched, thoroughly purity-tested, and filled with stuff you need. Go to https://www.athleticgreens.com/HOLYPOST

 

17:08 - Israel’s Place on the World Stage

 

21:08 - What Are Israel’s Goals?

 

30:22 - Sponsor - Fabric by Gerber Life - Join the thousands of parents who trust Fabric to protect their family. Apply today in just minutes at www.meetfabric.com/HOLYPOST

 

31:30 - Are the Pro-Palestine Protests Free Speech?

 

43:32 - What the Administrations Are Faced With

 

51:08 - Gaza Protests Vs. January 6th

 

1:02:00 - End Credits

 

Links Mentioned in Episode

Israel is Making the Same Mistake America Made in Iraq

https://www.nytimes.com/2024/04/07/opinion/israel-iraq-gaza-civilians.html



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