Secure Freedom Radio Podcast

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With Ken Timmerman

June 16th, 2017

KEN TIMMERMAN, President and CEO of the Foundation for Democracy in Iran:

  • JCPOA: a ‘dangerous illusion’
  • The likelihood of the Iranians actually complying with the nuclear agreement
  • Tehran’s missile program


  • Iranian naval aggression in the Persian Gulf
  • Tehran’s regional ambitions
  • Qasem Soleimani’s powerful political and military influence in Iraq


  • Qatar's alignment with Iran
  • Rumored presence Iranian military forces in Qatar
  • Moscow's claim it killed ISIS leader al-Baghdadi
  • Russia’s growing influence in the Middle East


  • Comey’s role in the Clinton email scandal
  • Can Robert Mueller conduct his investigation in a impartial manner?
  • Where does the Russia investigation go from here?

With Fred Fleitz, Dale Wilcox, Matthew Trymand, and John Ligato

June 15th, 2017

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

  • Takeaways from Attorney General Session’s testimony
  • Special Investigator Mueller’s conflict of interest
  • Insight into North Korea’s release of Otto Warnbier

DALE WILCOX, Executive Director of the Immigration Reform Law Institute former state director of the Federation for American Immigration Reform:

  • The Southern Poverty Law Center’s definition for a hate group
  • History of the SPLC and what it focuses on for legal action

MATTHEW TRYMAND, Serves as Deputy Director of American Transparency/ at the Atlas Network:

  • Trymand’s lawsuit against members of the Polish media
  • The defamatory comments made against Matthew
  • Resistance by the media to the conservative government in Poland
  • George Soros’ influence over the European media

JOHN LIGATO, USMC Veteran, Former FBI Agent, Author of Dirty Boys and the Near Enemy: A John Booker Thriller:

  • How FBI agents within the Bureau felt about former director Comey’s leadership
  • The relationship between FBI agents in the field and FBI headquarters
  • How the FBI can redeem its reputation with the public

With Kevin Freeman

June 14th, 2017

KEVIN FREEMAN, Host of “Economic War Room” on the Blaze TV, Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy:

  • Quantum computing: how it works and the short-term capabilities
  • Potential dangers of this new technology


  • Saudi Arabia’s manipulation of the oil and stock markets
  • Goldman Sachs and their influence over Riyadh’s decisions


  • Basis of the Gulf states’ actions against Qatar
  • S. Al Udeid Air Base
  • The growing relationship between Doha and Tehran
  • Russia arming the Venezuelan military


  • Attempted hacking of the Heritage Foundation
  • Who are the likely suspects for the DNC and Heritage Foundation Hackings?
  • New threats to the United States infrastructure and grid
  • President Trump’s relationship with the Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen

With Representative Chris Stewart (UT-02) and Diana West

June 13th, 2017

REP. CHRIS STEWART, member of the House Appropriations Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence:

  • Why there is reason to be skeptical of the effect of Russian hacking attempts
  • The current status in Qatar and what it means for U.S. assets
  • How the recent terror attacks in Britain may have affected the British election
  • Possible Chinese cooperation in dealing with North Korea

DIANA WEST, syndicated columnist, author of American Betrayal and Death of the Grown Up:

  • An analysis behind the lack of investigation by the FBI into DNC servers
  • History of the investigation into the DNC hacking
  • Background on Crowdstrike, who supplied information to the FBI


  • Is the FBI handling other counterintelligence investigations in a similar way?
  • Unsolved murder of DNC staffer Seth Rich
  • The takeaway from neither political party fully investigating the DNC leaks


  • The partisan effort to discredit President Trump during the Russia investigation
  • Conflicts of interest Special Investigator Robert Mueller may have
  • The British elections and future policies against terrorism

With Dr. James Mitchell and Brigitte Gabrielle

June 12th, 2017

JAMES MITCHELL, author of Enhanced Interrogation: Inside the Minds and Motives of the Islamic Terrorists Trying to Destroy America:

  • Nature of the terrorist attacks in Britain
  • Terrorism and its connection to Islamic ideology
  • Attempts by Jihadists to implement Sharia Law in the West


  • The effect political correctness has on the mindset of Jihadists
  • How jihadists exploit Western values
  • 23,000 suspected jihadists under surveillance by British authorities 


  • Political will in the United States to combat Islamic terrorists
  • Saudi Arabia’s role in the rise of terrorism
  • Solutions to the crisis the Western world faces

BRIGITTE GABRIELLE, founder and chairman of ACT for America:

  • Why the United States must engage Sharia supremacists
  • How Sharia law is manifesting itself in the United States
  • The movement against Islamism  
  • Recommendations for the Trump Administration

With Pete Hoekstra, Daniel Horowitz, Kyle Shideler and Bill Gertz

June 9th, 2017

PETE HOEKSTRA, Shillman Senior Fellow at the Investigative Project on Terrorism:

  • James Comey’s admits to leaking classified information to the press
  • Robert Muller’s close relationship with Comey
  • What Comey’s testimony means for Trump 

DANIEL HOROWITZ, Senior Editor at Conservative Review:

  • President Trump’s amnesty for 125,000 illegals in 3 months
  • Importing ‘Middle East Values’
  • Next debt ceiling battle 

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

  • Takeaways from James Comey’s testimony
  • Chinese build-up of military facilities in Subic Bay
  • Connections between Beijing spy agency and cyber security firm
  • Russian test of hypersonic cruise missile

KYLE SHIDELER, Director of the Threat Information Office at the Center for Security Policy:

  • Update on the Qatar-Gulf crisis
  • Qatar’s defense agreements with Turkey and Iran
  • Two American citizens arrested for being Hezbollah operatives

With Giulio Meotti, John Ligato, Hans von Spakovsky and Fred Fleitz

June 8th, 2017

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

  • Developments and key takeaways from the Comey Testimony
  • What should be done after the wave of attacks in Britain
  • The terror attacks in Tehran and what it means for Iranian policy

HONS VON SPAKOVSKY, Senior Legal Fellow at the Meese Center for Legal and Judicial Studies at the Heritage Foundation:  

  • Former FBI Director Comey’s testimony before Congress
  • FBI Director nominee Christopher Wray                                  
  • DOJ pressing forward with cutting off discretionary federal grants to sanctuary cities 

GIULIO MEOTTI, Cultural Editor for Il Foglio, author of A New Shoah: The Untold Story of Israel’s Victims of Terrorism:

  • 70,000 radicalized Muslims being watched by European countries
  • Upheaval of Europe’s demographics and culture
  • The response, or lack thereof, by leaders of the free world

JOHN LIGTO, USMC Veteran, Former FBI Agent, Author of Dirty Boys and The Near Enemy: A John Booker Thriller:

  • Arguments against the ‘lone wolf’ theory
  • The role mosques play in radicalization
  • Comey’s FBI leadership and effects on the reputation of the bureau 
  • Insight into President Trump’s pick for FBI—Christopher Wray

With Paul Weston, Diana West, Yoram Ettinger, and Russ Dallen

June 7th, 2017

PAUL WESTON, Cofounder of the Liberty GB Party:

  • The rise of organized terrorism in Britain
  • Prime Minister Theresa May’s lack of leadership during this crisis
  • The changing demographics of Great Britain
  • The survival of “traditional British values”

DIANA WEST, Syndicated Columnist, Author of Death of the Grown Up and American Betrayal:

  • The strategic argument for and against the D-Day Landings
  • History of communist infiltration into U.S. national security circles
  • The cyber firm responsible for the “Russian hacking”

YORAM ETTINGER, Consultant on US-Israel relations, Chairman of Special Projects at the Ariel Center for Policy Research:

  • The Six Day War’s impact on Israel’s status as a nation
  • Why modern Americans do not understand the war’s importance
  • The status of US-Israeli relations under President Trump

RUSS DALLEN, President and Editor-in-Chief of the Latin American Herald Tribune:

  • Venezuela’s ever-growing instability
  • Maduro’s attempts at overthrowing the democratic system
  • The Trump Administration’s efforts in dealing with the crisis

With Baroness Caroline Cox, Dr. Luis Fleischman, Kevin Freeman, William Langfan, and Mark Langfan

June 6th, 2017

BARONESS CAROLINE COX, Member of the House of Lords:

  • Rise of Islamic insurgency in the United Kingdom
  • The principle of abrogation and how it affects Islam in practice
  • Theresa May’s leadership in handling the growth of terrorism
  • Great Britain’s changing demographic

LUIS FLEISCHMAN, Advisor for the Menges Hemispheric Project at the Center for Security Policy:

  • Current status of the unrest in Venezuela
  • Policies the U.S. should pursue in order to reestablish stability
  • Russian interference in the energy and infrastructure in Venezuela 

KEVIN FREEMAN, Host of “Economic War Room” on the Blaze TV, Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy:

  • Russian hacking and transactions into U.S. energy assets
  • Qatar’s struggle with regional Arab states and future U.S. relations
  • The role Qatar played in the 2008 financial crisis
  • Electronic currency and their effects on the U.S. dollar

WILLIAM LANGFAN, World War II veteran and MARK LANGFAN, Chairman of Americans for a Safe Israel:

  • History and reflection on Hitler’s rise to power and the Munich Agreement
  • Retelling the liberation of the Buchenwald concentration camp
  • The political atmosphere of Israel before the Six Day War
  • Conditions for Israel’s stunning victory in the war


  • Israel’s topography and why it plays a key role in Israel’s security
  • “Land for Peace”
  • Why Israel’s survival is crucial to the survival of the Western World 

With Lord Malcolm Pearson, Michaela Dodge, and Gordon Chang

June 5th, 2017

LORD MALCOLM PEARSON, Member of the House of Lords, former leader of the UK Independence Party:

  • What the London terrorist attack means for Great Britain
  • Prime Minister May’s leadership in combating terrorism


  • London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s response to the latest terror attack
  • How terrorism may affect elections in the U.K.

MICHAELA DODGE, Policy analyst for strategic policy at The Heritage Foundation, National security fellow at the Claremont Institute:

  • Nuclear ballistic missile threats to the U.S.
  • Rethinking America’s posture on nuclear weapons
  • Developing approaches for an effective missile defense system

GORDON CHANG, Columnist for The Daily Beast:

  • Harmful obligations of the Paris Accords
  • Possible incentives to renegotiate a climate agreement
  • China’s attempt to alienate Taiwan from the international community
  • Buildup of U.S. naval forces around the Korean Peninsula