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With Erik Prince, Diana West and Michael Cutler

July 26th, 2017

With Erik Prince, Diana West and Michael Cutler

ERIK PRINCE, Former U.S. Navy Seal Officer, Founder of Blackwater USA, now known as Academi and served as CEO until 2009:

  • Review of U.S. options in Afghanistan
  • Changing realities on the ground

(PART TWO):

  • The “third-way” in Afghanistan
  • Criticism of using military contracts

DIANA WEST, Nationally Syndicated Columnist, Blogger at Dianawest.net, Author of American Betrayal and Death of the Grown Up:

  • Failure of DNC’s information systems
  • Selective criticism of Russian collusion

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

  • The Executive’s power to prohibit entrance of aliens
  • Loopholes in Supreme Court’s ruling regarding family members
  • How are we counteracting material support for Jihadists?
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With Kevin Freeman, Russ Dallen, Janet Tavakoli and Matt Brodsky

July 26th, 2017

 KEVIN FREEMAN, Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy, Host of Economic War Room on TheBlazeTV:

  • Was the NASDAQ ‘glitch’ economic warfare?
  • Chinese monopoly on rare earth minerals
  • Beijing funding of environmental groups in the U.S.

RUSS DALLEN, Publisher of the Latin American Herald Tribune:

  • Aftermath of the plebiscite in Venezuela
  • How Russia is going to prop up the Maduro regime

JANET TAVAKOLI, Consultant, Expert Witness, Author and Speaker:

  • How the hijab is a symbol of female oppression
  • Legislation in Maine to criminalize FGM

MATT BRODSKY, Senior Middle East analyst at Wikistrat:

  • How Secretary Tillerson is undermining President Trump on the Iran deal and Qatar
  • Obama holdovers sabotaging White House direction on JCPOA
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With Rep. Paul Gosar, Gordon Chang, Andy McCarthy and John Fonte

July 24th, 2017

With Rep. Paul Gosar (AZ-4), Gordon Chang, Andy McCarthy and John Fonte

 

REP. PAUL GOSAR (AZ-4), Member of House Committee of Natural Resources, Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government, Member of Subcommittee on National Security, Homeland Defense and Foreign Operations:

  • The Western Conservative Conference
  • Freedom Caucus
  • Rare Earth Minerals linked to National Security
  • Why does Treasury (CIFUS) control mineral wealth?

GORDON CHANG, Forbes.com columnist, World Affairs Journal Blogger, The Daily Beast contributor:

  • Breakdown of talks between Xi Jinping and Trump
  • Will the trade-war with Beijing expand?

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:

  • Why Mueller’s investigation sees no boundaries
  • Thorough timeline of events leading to creation of special counsel
  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ recusal

(PART TWO):

  • Testimony from Jared Kushner and Donald Trump Jr.
  • Is a pardon necessary and forthcoming from the President?
  • Voting fraud investigation

JOHN FONTE Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for American Common Culture at the Hudson Institute:

  • The post-West and transnational progressivism
  • Central Europe’s fight for independence
  • The elitist enterprise that is the European Union
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With Christine Douglass-Williams, Michaela Dodge, Bill Gertz, Ken Timmerman and John Malcolm

July 21st, 2017

CHRISTINE DOUGLASS-WILLIAMS, Author of The Challenge of Modernizing Islam, Nine-Time International Award-Winning Journalist and Television Producer:

  • Is supremacism at the core of Islam?
  • Danger of the growing ‘stealth Jihad’
  • Canada’s M103 policy and its implications

MICHAELA DODGE, Senior Policy Analyst, Defense and Strategic Policy at the Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy at the Heritage Foundation:

  • Why we need space missile defense
  • President Trump’s nuclear posture review

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

  • Moscow’s involvement in NotPetya malware attacks
  • Dangers of Beijing-Moscow alliance

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

Author of Deception: The Making of the YouTube Video Hillary and Obama Blamed for Benghazi:

  • Why the Kurds are our natural ally in Middle East
  • The KRG wants U.S. troops on the ground
  • Fighting between Kurds and Iranian backed Shiia militias inevitable

JOHN MALCOLM, Vice President for the Institute for Constitutional Government:

  • Democrats slow rolling Trump’s judicial appointments
  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions
  • Judicial overreach on the immigration pause
  • President Trump’s voter fraud commission
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With Katherine Zimmerman, Fred Fleitz, Dr. Ted Bromund and Ambassador Yoram Ettinger

July 20th, 2017

KATHERINE ZIMMERMAN, Research Fellow at The American Enterprise Institute, Lead Al Qaeda Analyst for AEI’s Critical Threats Project:

  • #SalafiJihadi
  • How the Salafi-jihadi movement uses violence to obtain power
  • Tracking Islamic history to understand future of extremist groups 

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

  • Reaction to the renewal of the JCPOA
  • Resistance to President Trump’s policies from within the administration
  • Effect Obama “holdovers” are having on the Trump Administration
  • Blocking Trump’s policies through the nomination process

TED BROMUND, Senior Research Fellow at The Heritage Foundation’s Margaret Thatcher’s Center for Freedom, Columnist for Newday and Great Britain’s Yorkshire Post:

  • Should Turkey be considered an ally?
  • S.-German relations appear grim
  • Former German Chancellor colluding with Russians 

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

  • Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s visit to Europe
  • The uneasy relationship between Israel and the EU
  • Does renewal of the Iran deal signify appeasement?
  • What Iran’s growth in power means for Israel and the Middle East
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With Rep. Scott Perry, Diana West, Harold Rhode and Daniel Horowitz

July 19th, 2017

REP. SCOTT PERRY (PA-4), Member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Member of Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, Member of Committee on Homeland Security:

  • Why Skolovo needs rigorous investigation
  • Huma Abedin’s ties to Muslim Sisterhood
  • Why is the DOD reviewing climate change?

DIANA WEST, Nationally Syndicated Columnist, Blogger at Dianawest.net, author of American Betrayal and Death of the Grown Up:

  • Is President Trump’s effort to improve relations with Russia a sign of weakness?
  • The Skolkovo Foundation
  • A bipartisan effort amongst political elites to hinder the Trump Administration

HAROLD RHODE, Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Gatestone Institute, Former Turkish Desk Officer at the US Department of Defense, author of Modern Islamic Warfare:

  • How Modern Islamic Warfareexplains the current crisis and terrorism
  • Explanation of the divide between Sunni and Shiite Muslims
  • The Temple Mount in Israel attack last week
  • How weakness by Western nations is seen by Arab nations

DANIEL HOROWITZ, Senior editor at Conservative Review, Author of Stolen Sovereignty, Former Policy Director for the Madison Project:

  • Lack of leadership and conviction from the Republican Party
  • Congress’ inaction on the JCPOA
  • Federal district and appeals court rewriting laws and SCOTUS decisions
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With Rep. Paul Gosar, Enrique Altimari, Fred Fleitz, and Kevin Freeman:

July 18th, 2017

REP. PAUL GOSAR (AZ-4), Member of House Committee of Natural Resources, Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government, Member of Subcommittee on National Security, Homeland Defense and Foreign Operations:

  • Border control improvements under President Trump
  • Epidemics linked to illegal immigration
  • Sanctuary cities must comply with Federal law

ENRIQUE ALTIMARI, Pro-Democracy Venezuelan Activist:

  • 6 million Venezuelans engaged in plebiscite against the Maduro Regime
  • How to put pressure on the Maduro Regime
  • Actions the U.S. takes to help the freedom fighters in Venezuela

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

  • McMaster’s Clinton-like approach to recertification of the Iran deal
  • Tehran’s violations of the JCPOA
  • Moscow’s demands for US to return seized mansions

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

  • Venezuela's economic free fall
  • Peter Navarro and his role in the Trump Administration’s trade policy
  • The new cyber branch of the military and its potential capabilities
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With Adm. James “Ace” Lyons, Gordon Chang, Michael Rowan and Michael Pregent

July 18th, 2017

ADM. JAMES “ACE” LYONS, Commander in Chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet (Rt), Served as Senior U.S. Military Representative to the UN:

  • Why strength is essential for diplomacy
  • How to reconsider South Korean defense options
  • Dangers of Iran’s interregional bridge
  • Recognition of a Sovereign Kurdistan in Iraq 

GORDON CHANG, Forbes.com columnist, World Affairs Journal Blogger, and The Daily Beast Contributor:

  • Developing hard-liner economic policies from the Trump Administration
  • President Moon’s ‘sunshine’ policy towards the North Koreans
  • Beijing’s’ overseas expansion into Africa
  • Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo’s death

MICHAEL ROWAN, Columnist, Author of “Threat Closer to Home: Huge Chavez and the War Against America:

  • Maduro’s elimination of the Venezuelan Parliament
  • Caracas’ dangerous support and Hezbollah
  • Why the U.S. must stop buying Maduro’s oil, gasoline, and bonds 

MICHAEL PREGENT, Adjunct Fellow at the Hudson Institute, Senior Middle East analyst, Embedded with the Peshmerga in Mosul ’05- ‘06:

  • Status of the sectarian divide after the fall of Mosul
  • The U.S. military role in the conflict between Iraqi Sunni and Shiites
  • Growth of the Iranian influence in the region
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With Rep. Brian Babin, Mark Schneider, Elaine Donnelly, and Russ Dallin

July 18th, 2017

REP. BRIAN BABIN (TX-36), Member of House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Member of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, Chairman of Subcommittee on Space:

  • Hartzler Amendment to the NDAA
  • Preventing taxpayer dollars from funding transgender surgery
  • Consequences of a weakened military under the Obama Administration
  • Skolkovo: technology transfer to the Russians

(PART TWO):

  • Attempts to interfere with the immigration pause by Hawaiian Courts
  • Serious problems with the Refugee Resettlement program
  • The importance of state and local governments enforcing federal law

MARK SCHNEIDER, Senior Analyst with the National Institute for Public Policy, longtime career in the Office of the Secretary of Defense:

  • Dangerous technology transfers with Skolkovo
  • Nuclear modernization in Russia and China
  • Moscow’s New START Treaty violations
  • The Trump administration’s Nuclear Posture Review

ELAINE DONNELLY, Founder and President for the Center for Military Readiness:

  • Hartzler Amendment failing to pass
  • Social engineering and how it will affect the Defense Department
  • Implications on the morale and readiness of the U.S. military

RUSS DALLEN, President and Editor in Chief of the Latin American Herald Tribune, Head of Carcass Capital Markets:

  • Venezuelan’s Opposition-led vote this weekend
  • How the Maduro regime is trying to stifle the vote
  • Attorney General Luisa Ortega facing trial
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With Rep. Jody Hice, Mark Krikorian, Adam Kredo and Fred Fleitz

July 14th, 2017

REP. JODY HICE (GA-10), Member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and the House Committee on Natural Resources: 

  • Need to investigate the investigators and problems with Mueller’s special council 
  • Should other forms of collusion by non-Trump member be a part of the special investigation? 
  • Kate’s Law and the greater need for similar action by Congress 

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

  • Obstruction of immigration enforcement 
  • Organized labor’s flip-flop on illegal immigration 
  • Update on President Trump’s campaign promise to eliminate DACA 

ADAM KREDO, Senior Writer for the Washington Free Beacon: 

  • The Trump administrations’ Iran policy (or lack thereof) 
  • Unprecedented leaks under President Trump 
  • How leaks have weaponized national security  

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

  • North Korean nuclear threat 
  • Possible actions for the Trump Administration 
  • 90 days until President Trump’s decision on Iranian Nuclear Deal  
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