Secure Freedom Radio Podcast

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With Admiral James “Ace” Lyons, Richard Pollock, Katherine Zimmerman and Bill Gertz

October 21st, 2016

ADMIRAL JAMES “ACE” LYONS, former Commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, served as the Senior U.S. military representative to the United Nations:

• Why the Manila is key to control of the South China Sea
• How the U.S. should handle the Yemeni civil war

RICHARD POLLOCK, Senior Investigative Report at The Daily Caller
• Clinton Foundation pay for play
• The Clinton sweat shop in Haiti

KATHERINE ZIMMERMAN, Research Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, Lead Al Qaeda analyst for AEI’s Critical Threats Project:
Update on Yemen
• Hezbollah’s involvement in the Yemen civil war
• Strategic importance of the Bab Al-Mandab strait
• Will the fall of Mosul create a Shiite crescent?

BILL GERTZ, Senior editor at the Washington Free Beacon, “Inside the Ring” columnist at the Washington Times:
• Have ISIS leaders cleared out of Mosul?
• Is Duterte crazy or calculating?
• Violations of the INF Treaty


With David Feith, Kevin Freeman, Fred Fleitz, Russ Dallen and Susan Warner

October 20th, 2016

DAVID FEITH, Editorial Writer for The Wall Street Journal Asia:

  • Philippines’ President Duterte’s comments in Beijing
  • Chances of impeachment or military coup in Manila
  • Why China supports Pyongyang

KEVIN FREEMAN, Founder of, author of Secret WeaponHow Economic Terrorism Brought Down the U.S. Stock Market and Why It Can Happen Again:

FRED FLEITZ, Senior VP for Policy and Programs at the Center for Security Policy, former CIA analyst:

  • Dangers resulting from the politicization of the intelligence agencies
  • Are the Wikileaks e-mails authentic?
  • Iran seeking more ransom money

RUSS DALLEN, President and Editor-in-Chief at The Latin American Herald Tribune:

  • Principal cause of the Venezuela’s unraveling
  • What is the potential for significant civil unrest to oust Maduro?

SUSAN WARNER, Co-founder of Olive Tree Ministries, Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Gatestone Institute:

  • Iranian cultural centers in Venezuela
  • The trafficking of drugs and terror in Latin America

With Diana West, Chris Farrell and Michael Cutler

October 19th, 2016

DIANA WEST, Blogs at, Author of Death of the Grown Up:

  • Social Justice Warrior’s attempt to shut down speech by intimidating venues
  • James O’Keefe’s Project Veracity’s new videos

CHRIS FARRELL, Director of Investigations at Judicial Watch:

  • Judicial Watch forces Hillary to testify under oath for the first and only time
  • What Clinton stated under oath
  • Legal ramifications of Clinton’s server will continue
  • Huma Abedin’s “Special Government Employee” status

MICHAEL CUTLER, Retired Senior Special Agent of the former Immigration and Naturalization Services:

  • Hillary’s “private” opinion on immigration
  • The dangers of Clinton’s open border mentality
  • What is the truly humane way to help refugees?

With Michael Pregent, Tom Trento and Peter Huessy

October 18th, 2016

MICHAEL PREGENT, Visiting Fellow at the Institute for National Strategic Studies at the National Defense University:

  • On-the-ground report from Iraq
  • Ongoing operation to retake Mosul
  • What will happen to the Sunni population in Iraq after the collapse of the Islamic State?

PETER HUESSY, Director for Strategic Deterrent Studies at the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies:

  • Is current U.S. defense spending sufficient?
  • Nuclear modernization timeline

TOM TRENTO, Founder of the United West, Producer of Fallen Angel: Cover-Up of Seal Team Six Shoot-Down:

  • Shoot down of Extortion 17 in August 2011
  • Deadly Rules of Engagement that lead to the shoot-down

With Rep. Steve Russell, Gordon Chang, Kevin Freeman and Trevor Loudon

October 17th, 2016

REP. STEVE RUSSELL (OK-5), Member of the House Committee on Government Oversight and Reform, Vice Chair of the Subcommittee on National Security:

  • Ongoing operation to liberate Mosul
  • Will there be another terrorist group to take ISIS’s place?
  • Consequences of weak U.S.-Philippines alliance
  • Damage done to National Security from Hillary Clinton’s private server

GORDON CHANG, columnist, World Affairs Journal Blogger, The Daily Beast Contributor:

  • Potential outcomes of Dueterte’s visit to Beijing
  • China’s economic outlook
  • HSBC's warnings of a stock market crash

KEVIN FREEMAN, Founder of, Author of Game Plan: How to Protect Yourself from the Coming Cyber-Economic Attack:

  • Why the British Pound dropped six percent in a matter of minutes
  • Chances of a currency war with China and Russia
  • Economic warfare through commercial transactions

TREVOR LOUDON, Creator of the new documentary The Enemies Within:

  • The modern Communist movement
  • Saul Alinksy’s legacy
  • Difference between Democratic Socialism and Communism


  • How the radical left has subverted educational institutions
  • Why Unions no longer oppose illegal immigration

With Daniel Horowitz, Faith McDonnell and Bill Gertz

October 14th, 2016

DANIEL HOROWITZ, Senior Editor at Conservative Review, Author of Stolen Sovereignty: How to Stop Unelected Judges from Transforming America:

  • Why the US should avoid yet another Islamic civil war in Yemen
  • Obama’s perfect record of foreign policy failures


  • Social transformation without representation
  • How Federal judges render elections moot
  • Ohio Judges give voting rights to the dead

FAITH MCDONNELL, Director of the Religious Liberty Programs at the Institute for Religion and Democracy:

  • Persecution of Christians in Syria and Iraq reaching genocidal proportions
  • Why the UN is not providing asylum for the persecuted
  • Pakistan blasphemy laws
  • Unrest in South Sudan

BILL GERTZ, Senior editor at the Washington Free Beacon, “Inside the Ring” columnist at The Washington Times:

  • New military requirements for transgendered soldiers
  • Hillary Clinton’s assistance to the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt in 2012
  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s monitoring of China’s build up in the South China Sea

With Rep. Chris Stewart, Fred Fleitz, Michael Cutler and Chris Graham

October 13th, 2016

REP. CHRIS STEWART (UT-2), Member of the House Appropriations Committee and Select Committee on Intelligence:

  • Is the increasing aggression from Iran underwritten by U.S. tax dollars?
  • President Obama’s legacy in Afghanistan
  • Security situation in the South China Sea

FRED FLEITZ, Senior Vice President for Policies and Programs at the Center for Security Policy:

  • Anti-ship missiles fired at US Navy Destroyer in Persian Gulf
  • Another secret Iran side deal
  • President Obama’s post-Presidency plans
  • Clinton Foundation’s exploitation of Haiti

MICHAEL CUTLER, Retired Senior Special Agent of the former Immigration and Naturalization Services, Senior Fellow at Californians for Population Stabilization:

  • What is at stake for immigration in the 2016 election?
  • FBI Director’s warning
  • Issues with President Obama asking other countries to help stop illegal immigration

CHRIS GRAHAM, author of Election: Unrestricted Warfare:

  • What is unrestricted warfare?
  • How US institutions are subverted
  • Foreign entities co-opting charitable foundations

With Claudia Rosett, Jim Hanson, Diana West and Gordon Chang

October 12th, 2016

CLAUDIA ROSETT, Foreign Affairs columnist at, Blogs at “The Rosett Report” at PJ Media:

  • UN Secretary-General Guterres’ background
  • The case for capitalism
  • How the UN decides which refugees come into the US

JIM HANSON, Executive Vice President of the Center for Security Policy:

  • Saudis and Qataris underwriting the Islamic State
  • Are ISIS fighters truly motivated by unemployment?
  • Hillary’s e-mails from Wikileaks

DIANA WEST, Blogs at, author of Death of the Grown Up and American Betrayal:

  • How the West is confronting a fifth column
  • Are nearly half of Europeans embracing “extremist” views?

GORDON CHANG, columnist, World Affairs Journal blogger, author of The Coming Collapse of China:

  • Philippines President Duterte’s anti-American views
  • How does China wage economic warfare against the US?
  • Why PLA soldiers are protesting in Beijing

With David Satter

October 12th, 2016

DAVID SATTER, Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute, author of The Less You Know, The Better You Sleep: Russia’s Road to Terror and Dictatorship under Yeltsin and Putin:

  • How Yeltsin used the FSB to stay in power despite his unpopularity
  • Putin’s engineered conflict in Chechnya


  • Russian apartment bombings in 1999
  • How the FSB was caught
  • Russian Duma speaker’s misstatement


  • The fate of those who attempted to truly investigate the bombings
  • How the children and grandchildren of the investigators could use the 9/11 Victims Bill


  • Why accountability for Putin’s conduct in the late 1990s is important
  • Were the Beslan school and Moscow theater episodes also engineered by the Kremlin?


  • Is Moscow after oil reserves in the Black Sea?
  • The Kremlin’s nuclear build-up and rhetoric
  • What is the driving ideology of Vladimir Putin’s regime?

With David Satter, Mark Schneider, Bill Gertz and Diana West

October 7th, 2016

DAVID SATTER, Former Moscow correspondent, Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute as well as the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia:

  • Putin’s nefarious rise to power
  • FSB bombings blamed on Chechens in 1999
  • Moscow’s social engineering

MARK SCHNEIDER, Senior Analyst with the National Institute for Public Policy:

  • Nuclear and political threat from the Kremlin
  • Net effect of the NEW START Treaty
  • Putin’s plans for the next U.S. President
  • Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty
  • No First Use Agreement

BILL GERTZ, Senior Editor at the Washington Free Beacon and Inside the Ring columnist at the Washington Times:

  • Russia’s tactical nuclear build-up of low yield weapons
  • Tokyo considering obtaining their own nuclear capability due to U.S. weakness
  • Hillary Clinton’s sweetheart deal for a Chelsea’s friend

DIANA WEST, Nationally syndicated columnist, Blogs at

  • Incursion of jihadists in the U.S.
  • Demonization of those who oppose leftist policies
  • Increase of Islamic attacks in the West