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With Rep. Louie Gohmert, Benjamin Weingarten, Joseph Humire and Kevin Freeman

October 17th, 2017

REP. LOUIE GOHMERT (TX-1) Vice Chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee, Vice Chairman of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security:

  • Details on the “House Spy-T Scandal”
  • Why a formal investigation is essential in uncovering the extent of the damage

BENJAMIN WEINGARTEN, Founder and CEP of ChangeUp Media LLC, 2015 Publius Fellow to the Claremont Institute:

  • Is the Iran Deal fixable?
  • Why Tehran cannot be a partner or ally to the United States
  • Are snap-back sanctions an effective strategy in hindering Iran’s activities?
  • The reality of the North Korean threat

JOSEPH HUMIRE, Executive Director of the Center for a Secure Free Society, Former Director of Institute Relations at the Atlas Economic Research Foundation, Author of Iran’s Strategic Penetration of Latin America (2014):

  • The restructuring of Venezuelan Military
  • Most recent fraudulent election in Caracas under Maduro
  • Next month’s Western Hemisphere Security Forum- ties between Syria and Venezuela

KEVIN FREEMAN, Author of “Game Plan: How to Protect Yourself from the Coming Cyver-Attack,” Founder of, Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy, Host of Economic War Room:

  • China’s plan to replace the dollar as reserve currency
  • How the North Koreans are emerging as a cyber power
  • Russia’s competitor to Bit Coin

With Rep. Scott Perry, Gordon Chang, Russ Dallen and Luis Fleischman

October 16th, 2017

REP. SCOTT PERRY, Represents the 4th District of Pennsylvania, Member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Member of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, Member of the Committee on Homeland Security:

  • Informal hearing on House IT Scandal
  • Why won’t the House leadership hold a formal hearing or investigation?
  • Iranian backed militia’s violent seizure of oil fields in Kurdish territory

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

  • Public rifts between President Trump and Secretary of State Tillerson
  • Is the JCPOA in the best interest of our national security?
  • How China is the United States’ principle adversary 
  • Implications of strategic partnership between Iran and North Korea

RUSS DALLEN, President and Editor in Chief at the Latin American Herald Tribune, Head of the international investment bank, Caracas Capital Markets, Served as President of Venezuela’s “The Daily Journal”:

  • Fraudulent election results in Caracas
  • European sanctions on Venezuela

LUIS FLEISCHMAN, Advisor for the Menges Hemispheric Security Project at the Center for Security Policy, Author of “Latin America in the Post-Chavez Era: The Threat to U.S. Security”, Adjunct Professor at Florida Atlantic University:

  • Consequences of recent elections in Venezuela
  • How sanctions will aid in forcing Maduro’s regime out
  • The Nicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act
  • Why we should support Kurdish independence
  • Possibility of Israeli-Iranian War



With Bill Warner, Phil Haney, Marc Lebuis and Dakota Wood

October 13th, 2017

BILL WARNER, Founder and Director of Center for the Study of Political Islam:

  • ‘For Caliph and Country” critical findings
  • British Islamists and civilizational Jihad
  • Implications of assuming non-violent Jihad is safe
  • Dangers of continuing any form of a nuclear agreement with Iran

PHIL HANEY, Retired Homeland Security Officer, Author with Art Moore of “See Something, Say Nothing: A Homeland Security Officer Exposes the Government’s Submission to Jihad”:

  • How the Muslim Brotherhood is the gravitational force in the Islamist community
  • Muslim Brotherhood in positions of authority in U.S. government
  • Why hasn’t the Trump administration designated the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization?

MARC LEBUIS, Founder and Director of Point de Bascule (Tipping Point), a web-based investigative magazine:

  • September 30th terrorist attack in Canada
  • Sharia blasphemy restrictions in Canada
  • Vulnerability of first amendment rights in the U.S. 

DAKOTA WOOD, Senior Research Fellow for Defense Programs in the Heritage Foundation’s Center for National Defense, Editor of the 2018 Index of U.S. Military Strength, Former Senior Fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments:

  • The status of the world bequeathed by Obama administration
  • How our adversaries have been emboldened
  • Is the U.S. Military in a death spiral?

With Dr. Peter Vincent Pry, Peter Huessy, Fred Fleitz and Christine Brim

October 12th, 2017

DR. PETER VINCENT PRY, Executive Director of the Task Force on National and Homeland Security, Director of the U.S. Nuclear Strategy Forum, Served on the Congressional EMP Commission, the House Armed Services Committee, the Congressional Strategic Posture Commission and the CIA:

  • Clear and present danger directed at U.S. Electric Grid
  • North Korea claims successful H-bomb test
  • Consequences of a grid-down situation in the 21st century
  • What we can learn from Puerto Rico

PETER HUESSY, Director for Strategic Deterrent Studies at the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies, Former Senior Defense Consultant at the National Defense University Foundation, Senior Fellow at the American Foreign Policy Council:

  • President Trump’s strategy regarding U.S. adversaries
  • Dangers of recertifying the Iran nuclear deal
  • Lessons we can learn from President Ronald Reagan
  • How we can accelerate our nuclear capabilities

FRED FLEITZ, Senior VP for Policy and Programs at CSP, Former CIA Analyst, Former Chief of Staff for Amb. John Bolton in the State Department:

  • Implications of Iran not being in compliance with JCPOA
  • Collaboration of North Korea and Iran
  • Details on the ‘dumb and dumber’ options
  • Why additional sanctions will never be implemented in alternative deal

CHRISTINE BRIM, Former COO of the Center for Security Policy, Founder of Paratos LLC, a risk communications consultancy:

  • First amendment rights under attack
  • Most recent House-Joint resolution and its restrictions
  • Senate Bill 662- ‘The No Hate Act’:

With Gordon Chang, Michelle Owens, Diana West and Kevin Freeman

October 11th, 2017

GORDON CHANG, Columnist, World Affairs Journal Blogger, The Daily Beast Contributor, Author of “The Coming Collapse of China” and “Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes on the World”:

  • President Trump vs. Rex Tillerson on North Korea
  • How have back channels maintained relations with Pyongyang?
  • The administration’s changing China policy

MICHELLE OWENS, Attorney and Spokesperson for Stop Abusive and Violent Environments (SAVE), Managing Partner at Agee Owens & Cooper:

  • Secretary DeVos and Title IX on college campuses
  • Faults of Title IX under the Obama Administration
  • Consequences of schools handling felony-level cases

DIANA WEST, Nationally Syndicated Columnist, Blogs at, Author of “Death of the Grown Up” and “American Betrayal”:

  • Latest media hyperbole about Russian influence
  • Is buying Facebook advertisements a tool of subversion?
  • Why Vladimir Putin is ahead of the U.S. in nuclear capabilities
  • The 2016 Presidential election and information warfare

KEVIN FREEMAN, Author of “Game Plan: How to Protect Yourself from the Coming Cyber-Economic Attack”, Founder of, Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy:

  • What is Kaspersky and its significance in the security community?
  • The threat that exists regarding any IT supply chain
  • ‘Economic War Room’ and security of the average citizen

With Admiral James ‘Ace’ Lyons

October 10th, 2017

ADMIRAL JAMES ‘ACE’ LYONS, Former Commander in Chief of the U.S. Pacific Feet, the Largest Single Military Command in the World, Served as Senior U.S. Military Representative to the United Nations:

  • Origins of the Iranian regime
  • The 1983 Beirut truck bombing
  • How an existential threat to our country may have been avoided
  • Why the JCPOA has never been in the interest of the U.S. 


  • The dangers of the Shiite Crescent
  • Why Iran’s control of strategic straits is significant
  • The Suez Canal and U.S. Naval capability
  • China’s major naval build up


  • Implications of China reconquering Taiwan
  • Why we must provide Taiwan with defensive equipment
  • President Obama’s sequestration of U.S. forces
  • How to interrupt the PRC’s strategic thinking 


  • President Trump’s current National Security team
  • The fallacy that diversity is a strategic imperative for readiness in the Military
  • Senator Corker’s recent disparaging remarks about Trump’s leadership
  • Why Turkey should no longer be considered an ally

With Andy McCarthy, Fred Fleitz, Amb. John Bolton and Russ Dallen

October 5th, 2017

ANDY MCCARTHY, Contributing Editor of National Review, Senior Fellow at National Review Institute, Former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York:

FRED FLEITZ, Senior VP for Policy and Programs at CSP, Former CIA analyst, Former Chief of Staff for Amb. John Bolton:

  • How Iran has not complied with the JCPOA
  • Why President Trump should not re-certify and withdraw from Iran deal
  • Europe should not have a veto over Trump’s foreign policy
  • Consequences of President Trump’s insubordinate advisors

AMB. JOHN BOLTON, Senior Policy Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, Former Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Former Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security:

  • Why President Trump must pursue a clean withdrawal from the Iran Deal
  • How the JCPOA enables Iranian and North Korean nuclear programs
  • Why the U.S. should recognize geo-political reality of Kurdish independence
  • Should U.S. support Catalonia referendum?


RUSS DALLEN, President & Editor in Chief at The Latin American Herald Tribune, Head of the international investment bank, Caracas Capital Markets, Served as President of Venezuela’s “The Daily Journal”:

  • Russia’s willingness to prop up Maduro regime
  • Venezuela’s sharp decline in oil production         



With Diana West, Luis Fleischman, Dr. Herb London and Ann Corcoran

October 4th, 2017

DIANA WEST, Nationally Syndicated Columnist, Blogs at, Author of “Death of the Grown Up” and “America Betrayal”:

  • Was the Mandalay Bay Shooting an act of terrorism?
  • Sharia blasphemy restrictions rising in the U.S.
  • Joint effort by Steve Bannon and Henry Kissinger to warn about PRC

LUIS FLEISCHMAN, Advisor for the Menges Hemispheric Security Project at the Center for Security Policy, Author of “Latin America in the Post-Chavez Era: The Threat to U.S. Security”:

  • Communism in Chavez’s Venezuela
  • How the security of Caracas is in the hands of Maduro
  • Where do things stand with the Cuban government post-expulsion?

DR. HERB LONDON, President of the London Center for Policy and Research, Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, Former President of the Hudson Institute, Author of “Leading from Behind: The Obama Doctrine and the U.S. Retreat from International Affairs”:

  • The unlikely ‘red-green alliance’
  • Stealth civilization Jihad and the use of law-fare
  • Catalonia’s recent referendum for independence

ANN CORCORAN, Editor of Refugee Resettlement Watch:

  • Australian-U.S. refugee resettlement continues under President Trump
  • Volunteer refugee agencies and the chain migration of illegal aliens
  • Consequences of religious institution’s “migration funds”

With Clare Lopez, Sean Davis, Bruce Klinger and Kevin Freeman

October 3rd, 2017

CLARE LOPEZ, Vice President for Research & Analysis at the Center for Security Policy, Former CIA Clandestine Officer:

  • Details on the Las Vegas shooting
  • Has Turkey returned to its original status as a Jihad state?
  • The rise of Turkish-Muslim Brotherhood influence in the United States

SEAN DAVIS, Co-Founder of The Federalist, Former Economic Policy Advisor to Governor Rick Perry, Former CFO of Daily Caller, Former Chief Investigator for Sen. Tom Coburn:

  • Aftermath of Mandalay Bay shooting
  • The gun control debate  
  • Can you effectively legislate firearm enforcement?
  • How President Trump is facing a ‘cultural revolution’ 

BRUCE KLINGER, Senior Research Fellow, Northeast Asia at the Heritage Foundation’s Asian Studies Center, Author of Creating a Comprehensive Policy Response to North Korean Threat Provocations, CIA’s Deputy Division Chief for Korea from 1996-2001:

  • Why the North Korean threat has increased this year
  • Are the conflicting signals from the State Department and White House part of a greater strategy?
  • Are sanctions and financial measures to pressure Pyongyang simply rhetorical?

KEVIN FREEMAN, Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy, Founder of, Author of Game Plan: How to Protect Yourself from the Coming Cyber-Economic Attack (2013):

  • The active conspiracy to replace the dollar
  • Consequences of an alternative credible debt market
  • What are the North Koreans up to with Bitcoin?  

With Gordon Chang, Daniel Horowitz, Amb. Hank Cooper and Daniel Greenfield

October 2nd, 2017

GORDON CHANG, Columnist, World Affairs Journal Blogger, The Daily Beast Contributor, Author of The Coming Collapse of China and Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes on the World:

  • North Korea’s striking statement to abrogate armistice
  • Why interfering with trade to Pyongyang is essential
  • The movement of strategic assets off the Korean peninsula

DANIEL HOROWITZ, Senior Editor at The Conservative Review, Author of The Conservative Consciousness with Daniel Horowitz,” Former Policy Director for the Madison Project, Author of Stolen Sovereignty: How to Stop Unelected Judges from Transforming America:

  • Three way war being waged against the Kurdish people
  • How the rise of the Iran is the ultimate strategic challenge
  • Why the Kurds are our best ally in defeating ISIS

AMB. HANK COOPER, Director of the Strategic Defensive Initiative Organization (SDIO) during the Bush Administration, Chairman of Applied Research Associates, Senior Associate of the National Institute of Public Policy, Visiting Fellow at the Heritage Center:

  • The reality of our nuclear defense capability
  • What are steps the Trump administration can do to alleviate North Korean threat?
  • Where does resistance to deterrence improvement stem from?

DANIEL GREENFIELD, Shillman Journalist Fellow at the Freedom Center for Security Policy, Blogs at Sultan Knish, Contributing Fellow at Family Security Matters:

  • The political hysteria and media hype regarding Russian election interference
  • Russian exploitation of U.S. political system