Secure Freedom Radio Podcast

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With Bill Marshall and Bill Gertz

April 20th, 2019

BILL MARHSALL, Senior Investigator for Judicial Watch, Has been an intelligence analyst and investigator in the government, the private sector, and the non-profit sector for 30 years:

  • Attorney General Barr releases Mueller report conclusions
  • Dissecting the cover up of the Clinton-Russia collusion scandals

(PART TWO):

  • Evidence of Hillary Clinton’s engagement with the Kremlin to influence 2016 election
  • Implications of the Steele dossier
  • The truth behind the anti-Trump conspiracy

BILL GERTZ, Senior editor at the Washington Free Beacon, Inside the Ring columnist at the Washington Times, Author of iWar: War and Peace in the Information Age (2016):

  • Dangers of the politicization of U.S. intelligence agencies
  • A review of former CIA Director John Brennan’s ideological drivers
  • How political correctness and social engineering have negatively impacted U.S. institutions

(PART TWO):

  • Details on the recent Chinese intelligence operation in Mar-a-Lago
  • Dilemmas surrounding President Trump’s Space Force agenda
  • How the deep-sea will serve as a new battleground for Xi Jinping

With Fred Fleitz, Rick Manning, Hans Von Spakovsky and David Goldman

April 18th, 2019

FRED FLEITZ, President and CEO Center for Security Policy, Former CIA analyst, Former Chief of Staff for Amb. John Bolton in the State Dept., Author of The Coming North Korea Nuclear Nightmare: What Trump Must to Reverse Obama’s Strategic Patience (2018)

  • Pyongyang demands removal of Secretary Pompeo from talks
  • First anniversary of Trump’s withdrawal from JCPOA
  • Has Rep. Ilhan Omar gone too far with offensive remarks?

RICK MANNING, President of Americans for Limited Government, Former Public Affairs Chief at the U.S. Department of Labor during George W. Bush Administration, Nine years as a state lobbyist for the National Rifle Association:

  • Attorney General Barr to release Mueller report today
  • The race to dominate 5G technology
  • Barr decides asylum seekers who exhibit credible fear ineligible for bond

HANS VON SPAKOVSKY, Manager, Election Law Reform Initiative and Senior Legal Fellow Meese Center for Legal and Judicial Studies at the Heritage Foundation, Former Member of the Federal Election Commission:

  • What to expect from the rollout of Mueller report
  • Democrats attack Barr for holding press conference before public release

DAVID GOLDMAN, Author of How Civilizations Die, Best known for his series of essays in the Asia Times under the pseudonym Spengler:

  • Implications of the absence of capital investment in the U.S.
  • Is reaching trade deal with China in Trump’s best interest?
  • Why NATO must be restructured

With Michel Gurfinkiel, Diana West, Yoram Ettinger and Michael Cutler

April 17th, 2019

With Michel Gurfinkiel, Diana West, Yoram Ettinger and Michael Cutler

MICHEL GURFINKIEL, Founder and President of the Jean-Jacques Rousseau Institute, a conservative think-tank in France, Shillman/Ginsburg Fellow at the Middle East Forum, Editor in Chief of Valeurs Actuelles (Paris)- a French conservative newsweekly:

  • Why we must reserve judgement on Notre Dame destruction

DIANA WEST, Nationally Syndicated Columnist, Blogs at Dianawest.net:

  • Notre Dame- what really happened?
  • Catholic churches are increasingly being destroyed across France
  • Implications of Sharia blasphemy restrictions

YORAM ETTINGER, Former Minister for Congressional Affairs at Israel’s Embassy in DC, Consultant to Israeli and US legislators:

  • The significance of Netanyahu’s win for US-Israel relations
  • Trump recognizes Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights
  • Are relations between U.S and Israel at an all-time high?

MICHAEL CUTLER, Retired Senior Special Agent of the former Immigration and Naturalization Services, Hosts the radio show “The Michael Cutler Hour” on Friday evenings on BlogTalk Radio:

  • Trump states illegal immigrants will be sent to sanctuary cities
  • Why securing U.S. border security is so critical
  • The grave dangers fentanyl poses to American society

With Jessica Vaughn, Rowan Scarborough, Peter Pry and Kevin Freeman

April 16th, 2019

JESSICA VAUGHN, Director of Policy Studies at the Center for Immigration Studies:

  • Crisis at the Southern Border
  • What is the number of undetected illegal crossings?
  • The incentives sanctuary cities provide for illegal immigration

ROWAN SCARBOROUGH, Reporter at the Washington Times:

  • Debunking the Trump-Russia conspiracy theories
  • The Attorney General’s characterization of Mueller’s Special Council findings
  • Why did the FBI grant unprecedented access to opposition researches?

PETER PRY, former Chief of Staff on the Congressional EMP Commission, served on staff of House Armed Services Committee and at the CIA:

  • A strategic nuclear pentagon, instead of a nuclear triad
  • Adam Smith’s disastrous proposal for a minimal deterrent
  • Protecting the triad from EMP and cyber threats

KEVIN FREEMAN, Host of Economic War Room on The Blaze TV:

  • 5G – the infrastructure for Big Brother
  • Prospect of Apple buying Huawei 5G chips
  • North Korea’s cyber warfare capabilities

PETER PRY, former Chief of Staff on the Congressional EMP Commission, served on staff of House Armed Services Committee and at the CIA:

  • A strategic nuclear pentagon, instead of a nuclear triad
  • Adam Smith’s disastrous proposal for a minimal deterrent
  • Protecting the triad from EMP and cyber threats

KEVIN FREEMAN, Host of Economic War Room on The Blaze TV:

  • 5G – the infrastructure for Big Brother
  • Prospect of Apple buying Huawei 5G chips
  • North Korea’s cyber warfare capabilities

With Declan Ganely, Robert Spalding and Gordon Chang

April 15th, 2019

DECLAN GANLEY, Chairman and CEO of Rivada Networks:

  • 5G technology- a great leap forward?
  • Dangers of China dominating this critical technology
  • Could Beijing weaponize the internet of things?

(PART TWO)

  • The significance of millimeter wave spectrum
  • The spectrum that America needs for 5G
  • Does the US want to be predominant in 5G globally?

ROBERT SPALDING, Former Special Assistant to the U.S. Air Force Vice Chief of Staff, Former Military Fellow at the Council of Foreign Relations, Former Chief China strategist for the chairman of the Joint Chiefs, the Joint Staff at the Pentagon, Former Senior Defense Official and Defense Attache to China in Beijing, China, Former Senior Director for Strategic Planning at the National Security Council:

  • President Trump announces new 5G technology initiatives
  • How America can prevail in the race to control 5G
  • Does the private sector have incentive to secure network?

GORDAN CHANG, The Daily Beast contributor, Author of The Coming Collapse of China and Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes on the World, Latest book: Losing South Korea (2019):

  • Why is Xi investing heavily in the Caribbean?
  • How Moon Jae-in enables North Korea’s threatening regime
  • Details on Trump’s 5G proposal

With David Goldman, Lawrence Sellin, Mark Krikorian and Bill Gertz

April 12th, 2019

DAVID GOLDMAN, Author of How Civilizations Die, Best known for his series of essays in the Asia Times under the pseudonym Spengler:

  • Bibi Netanyahu’s wins 5th term as Israel’s Prime Minister
  • Prospects of Jared Kushner’s Middle East “peace plan”
  • The current status of the U.S.-China trade deal

LAWRENCE SELLIN, Author of Restoring the Republic: Arguments for a Second American Revolution, Retired Colonel with 29 years of service in the US Army Reserve, Veteran of Afghanistan and Iraq

  • The Chinese-Pakistan objectives to undermine the U.S. in Afghanistan
  • Dangers of Beijing’s expanding colonial enterprise

MARK KRIKORIAN, Executive Director of the Center for Immigration Studies, Contributor at National Review:

  • Why are Democrats dismissing the crisis on our southern border?
  • Implications of current asylum policies
  • Prospects of an explosive public health emergency at our border

BILL GERTZ, Senior editor at the Washington Free Beacon, Inside the Ring columnist at the Washington Times, Author of iWar: War and Peace in the Information Age (2016:)

  • Communist China’s cyber ambitions and exploitative behavior
  • Consequences of Xi Jinping’s control of the South China Sea
  • Why Trump’s space force has been met with skepticism

With Bradley Thayer

April 11th, 2019

BRADLEY THAYER, Served as a senior analyst for the National Institute for Public Policy, Co-Author of How China Sees the World: Han-Centrism and the Balance of Power in International Politics:

  • Defining Han-Centrism
  • Implications of China’s grand strategy

(PART TWO):

  • The historical origins of the Han identity
  • The true agenda behind XI Jinping’s One Belt One Road Initiative
  • Beijing’s exploitation of strategic resources in the Indo-Pacific and Africa

(PART THREE):

  • The PLA’s relationship to the Communist Party
  • Dissecting the concept of “Shi”
  • How did the U.S. miss critical warning signs regarding China?

(PART FOUR):

  • How to counter China’s expansion in the global south
  • Consequences of Beijing’s ‘debt-trap’ diplomacy
  • China’s bad record on racial equality

With John Rossomando, Diana West, Joseph Humire and Michael Cutler

April 10th, 2019

JOHN ROSSOMANDO, Senior Counterterrorism Analyst at the Investigative Project on Terrorism:

  • What is Turkey up to domestically and abroad?
  • Consequences of Erdogan spying in the U.S.
  • Is it possible to consider Turkey a reliable ally?

DIANA WEST, Nationally syndicated columnist, Blogs at Dianawest.net , Author of “Death of the Grown Up” and “American Betrayal”:

  • The reality of the threats we face from Russia and China
  • Dissecting the Russia-Trump collusion hoax
  • Implications of the politicization of U.S. intelligence agencies and DOJ

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):

  • How adversaries are manipulating the Venezuelan crisis
  • Implications of foreign military presence on Venezuelan soil
  • How the U.S. can disincentive the engagement of our adversaries in our hemisphere

MICHAEL CUTLER, Retired Senior Special Agent of the former Immigration and Naturalization Services, Hosts the radio show “The Michael Cutler Hour” on Friday evenings on BlogTalk Radio:

  • President Trump replaces DHS Secretary
  • Why immigration is the most critical challenge in the U.S. currently
  • How illegal immigration impacts public health

With Fred Fleitz, Bruce Bechtol, Matthew Brodsky and Kevin Freeman

April 9th, 2019

FRED FLEITZ, President and CEO Center for Security Policy, Former CIA analyst, Former Chief of Staff for Amb. John Bolton in the State Dept., Author of The Coming North Korea Nuclear Nightmare: What Trump Must to Reverse Obama’s Strategic Patience (2018):

  • President Trump designates the IRGC a terrorist organization
  • Implications of the politicization of U.S. intelligence agencies 
  • The status of the Iranian nuclear program

BRUCE BECHTOL, Professor of Political Science at Angelo State University, Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Korea Observer, Member of the Board of Directors of the Council on U.S.-Korea Security Studies, President of the International Council on Korean Studies, Author of North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa: Enabling Violence and instability (August 2018):

  • Dangers of Moon Jae-In’s enabling of the North Korean regime
  • Prospects of a “peaceful reunification” of the Korean peninsula
  • Kim Jong Un’s weapons capabilities

MATT BRODSKY, Senior Fellow, Security Studies Group, Senior Analyst in Wikistrat’s Analytic Community, Former Director of Policy for the Jewish Policy Center for Security Policy:

  • Prospects of today’s Knesset election in Israel
  • The reality of Netanyahu’s comments on West Bank annexation
  • Trump recognizes Israel’s sovereignty over Golan Heights

KEVIN FREEMAN, Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy, Creator of Global Economic Warfare.com, Author of “Game Plan” and “Secret Weapon”:

  • Saudi Arabia threatens to sell oil in currencies other than U.S. dollar
  • What would happen if U.S. dollar was replaced as world currency?
  • The danger cyber-warfare poses to our financial system

With Robert Charles, Harold Rhode, Gordon Chang and Suzanne Scholte

April 8th, 2019

With Robert Charles, Harold Rhode, Gordon Chang and Suzanne Scholte

ROBERT CHARLES, Former Assistant Secretary of State at the State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs in the Bush Administration, Author of Eagles and Evergreens

  • Chief of Homeland Security, Kirstjen Nielsen, resigns
  • The significance of President Trump designating the IRGC a terrorist organization

HAROLD RHODE, Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Gatestone Institute, Former Turkish Desk Officer at the US Department of Defense, Author of Modern Islamic Warfare: An Ancient Doctrine Marches On (2017):

  • Details on upcoming election in Israel
  • Netanyahu promises to permanently annex West Bank if re-elected
  • The reality of the Iranian threat

GORDON CHANG, The Daily Beast contributor, Author of The Coming Collapse of China and Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes on the World, Latest book: Losing South Korea (2019):

  • How Beijing poses a direct threat to Taiwan
  • Prospects of real progress regarding US-China trade deal
  • Why we need strong commitments on behalf of the US to defend Taiwan
  • Implications of South Korea enabling Pyongyang

SUZANNE SCHOLE, President of the Defense Forum Foundation, Chairman of the North Korea Freedom Coalition:

  • Dangers of South Korea’s efforts to prop up North Korean regime
  • The underground railroad of North Korea
  • Why China must halt its enabling of Pyongyang