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Rep. Steven Russell, Dr. Leon Aron, Alan Dershowitz, Dr. Peter Pry, Mark Krikorian

October 2nd, 2015

Rep. STEVE RUSSELL (OK-5), Member House Committee on Government Oversight and Reform, and former Army Ranger:

  • Upcoming election for Republican House Leadership
  • Russia’s growing involvement in Iraq
  • Concerns surrounding Iran’s presence in Syria and Iraq

Dr. LEON ARON, Resident Scholar and Director of Russian Studies at AEI:

  • Is Putin using military force in Syria to distract from economic woes?
  • Threat posed by Vladimir Putin’s ‘Patriotic Mobilization’
  • Russian-Iranian alliance developing a Shiite crescent

ALAN DERSHOWITZ, Professor Emeritus of Law at Harvard University:

  • Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech at the United Nations
  • Current state of the U.S.-Israeli relationship
  • U.N. Resolution pushing for Palestinian recognition
  • Democratic opposition to voting on the ObamaBomb Deal

Dr. PETER PRY, Executive Director on the Taskforce on National and Homeland Security:

  • Suspicion that Iran already has a nuclear weapon
  • Threat of an Iranian EMP
  • Reactions to the reauthorization of the EMP Commission

MARK KRIKORIAN, Executive Director at the Center for Immigration Studies:

  • Sessions’ hearing on America’s Refugee Resettlement Program
  • 50thanniversary of the Immigration and Nationality Act
  • How refugee resettlement is affecting European society
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Lt. Col. Ralph Peters, Fred Fleitz, Rep. Chris Stewart, Rep. Brad Wenstrup, Claudia Rosett

October 1st, 2015

Lt. Col. RALPH PETERS, Fox News Security Analyst and Retired U.S. Army Lt. Col.:

  • Current events showing that history will repeat itself
  • Russia’s cooperation with Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Advice to President Obama regarding America’s role in Syria

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

  • James Clapper’s role in politicizing intelligence
  • Examples of intelligence being doctored for uses other than national security
  • How intelligence has evolved over the years

Rep. CHRIS STEWART (UT-2), Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and former Command Pilot in the U.S. Air Force:

  • Predictions for the next Speaker of the House
  • How the current Continuing Resolution is effecting the government
  • Concerns surrounding the politicizing of intelligence
  • Russia’s growing role in the Middle East

Rep. BRAD WENSTRUP (OH-2), Member of the House Armed Services Committee, former combat surgeon in Iraq:

  • How appropriations issues are causing harm to the Defense Department
  • President Obama’s threat to veto the National Defense Authorization Act
  • Reviewing the economic sanctions relief for Iran
  • Department of Energy’s closure of the last domestic uranium enrichment plant
  • Concerns surrounding the IAEA’s inspection of Iranian nuclear sites

CLAUDIA ROSETT, Journalist-In-Residence at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, Forbes and PJ Media columnist:

  • United Nations parading around the dictators of China, Russia, Iran, Cuba, and Zimbabwe
  • Global central planning and its taxing role on the U.S. in any sort of UN mandate
  • Obama’s climate change accord in Paris
  • IAEA accepting samples from the Iranian Parchin facility
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Amb. Henry Cooper

September 30th, 2015

Amb. HENRY COOPER, Former Director of the Strategic Defense Initiative, and President Reagan’s Chief Negotiator at the Geneva Defense and Space Talks:

  • Reactions to the ObamaBomb Deal
  • History behind nuclear proliferation


  • Administration’s claim regarding the inspections of Iranian sites
  • Iran and North Korea’s threat to the U.S. electric grid
  • Short range nuclear device fired from off the U.S. Coast


  • Weapon size needed to generate an EMP attack
  • Means of countering missile attacks on our grid


  • How the U.S. can secure its grid
  • “Brilliant Pebbles” Initiative under President Reagan


  • U.S. losing control of the high frontier in space to China
  • Deterring the nuclear capabilities of the Beijing and Moscow regimes
  • Possibility of the U.S. nuclear deterrent failing
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Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Andy McCarthy, Dr. Michael Auslin

September 29th, 2015

Rep. ILEANA ROS-LEHTINEN (FL-27), Chairman Emeritus of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs:

  • Meeting between Putin and Obama and looking at the Russian hegemony in the Middle East
  • Who are the main beneficiaries of the Iran nuclear deal?
  • Judging who best to be the next Speaker of the House for the GOP

ANDY McCARTHY, former federal prosecutor:

  • The fall of John Boehner
  • Charles Krauthammer’s constitutional vendetta against Dr. Ben Carson
  • Benghazi and other variables disqualifying a Hillary Clinton presidency

Dr. MICHAEL AUSLIN, Resident Scholar and Director of Japan Studies at AEI:

  • Reactions to the State visit of China’s President Xi Jinping
  • Concerns surrounding China’s military presence in the South China Sea
  • Beijing’s attempt to blame the U.S. for their economic failures
  • Beginning of the end for the Chinese Communist Party

Dr. Steven Bucci, Dr. Tawfik Hamid, Gordon Chang, Christian Whiton

September 29th, 2015

Dr. STEVEN BUCCI, Director of the Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign and National Security Policy at the Heritage Foundation:

  • Latest details of Obama and Putin’s meeting at the UN
  • Growing partnership between Russia, Iraq, and Iran
  • Vetting processes for Middle Eastern refugees
  • President Obama’s cyber warfare agreement with China

Dr. TAWFIK HAMID, Senior Fellow at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, Author of “Inside Jihad: How Radical Islam Works; Why It Should Terrify Us; and How to Defeat It”:

  • Ben Carson’s warning about shariah
  • The teaching of taqiyya
  • A counterterrorism “vaccine" to prevent radicalization

GORDON CHANG, Author of “The Coming Collapse of China”:

  • President Xi Jinping’s meeting with American enterprises
  • Boeing’s partnership with the Beijing government
  • Recent cyber agreement between China and the U.S.
  • China’s economic growth trends

CHRISTIAN WHITON, Author of “Smart Power: Between Diplomacy and War”:

  • John Boehner’s resignation as Speaker of the House
  • Lessons to be learned in analyzing the Trump, Fiorina, and Carson presidential campaigns
  • Hillary Clinton’s opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline
  • Contracting America’s Syria policy to the Russians
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Sen. Ron Johnson, Dr. Derek Scissors, Dean Cheng, Deroy Murdoch, Rep. Duncan Hunter

September 25th, 2015

Sen. RON JOHNSON (R-WI), Chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee:

  • Possible next course of action on the ObamaBomb deal
  • President Obama’s upcoming agenda circumventing the Senate
  • Latest on the Critical Infrastructure Protection Act

Dr. DEREK SCISSORS, Resident Scholar at AEI, and adjunct professor at George Washington University:

  • Current economic conditions of China
  • Prospects of Beijing fixing their economic problems
  • Chinese Communist Party’s ability to maintain power

DEAN CHENG, Senior Research Fellow at the Heritage Foundation:

  • China’s external hostilities in response to internal tensions
  • Beijing’s recent military build up
  • The Chinese people's perception of their military strength
  • Talks between Obama  and Xi Jingping regarding cyber warfare

DEROY MURDOCK, National Review contributing editor, Media Fellow at the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace at Stanford University:

  • Iran’s logistical support of Al Qaeda members traveling through Afghanistan pre-9/11
  • What could the Mullahs do with $150 billion in sanctions relief?
  • Ayatollah Khamenai’s openness about his anti-Americanism
  • Syrian refugee crisis: treating the disease, not the symptom

Rep. DUNCAN HUNTER (CA-50), Member of the House Armed Services Committee, and Marine combat Veteran:

  • Latest regarding Rep. Boehner’s resignation as House Speaker
  • Obama’s forced social engineering of the United States military
  • Military personnel being punished for spotlighting Afghan pedophilia on US bases
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Michael Rowan, Marion Smith, Chris Heben, Gail Heriot

September 24th, 2015

MICHAEL ROWAN, Columnist at El Universal and Veneconomia, author of “The Threat Closer to Home – Hugo Chavez and the War Against America”:

  • Recent agreement between the Colombian Government and the FARC
  • Evolving relationship between Iran and Venezuela
  • Maduro’s policies and actions supporting terrorism?

MARION SMITH, Executive Director of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation:

  • Upcoming White House visit of President Xi Jinping
  • History behind China’s One Child Policy
  • Will communism continue to encroach on the free world?

CHRIS HEBEN, former U.S. Navy SEAL and author of “Undaunted: Life’s Toughest Battles Are Not Always In a War-zone”:

  • Inside the life of a U.S. Navy SEAL
  • Drastic affects on military competence by placing women in combat roles, especially in the world of special operations
  • Part of Syrian refugee crisis can be explained by military-aged men not taking the fight to ISIS or Assad
  • Germany as the migrant promise land

GAIL HERIOT, Professor of Law at the University of San Diego, member of the United States Commission on Civil Rights:

  • U.S. Commission on Civil Rightsreport regarding illegal immigrant detention
  • How free speech can be prosecuted as a hate crime
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Dr. Zuhdi Jasser, Diana West, Amb. Roger Noriega, Sarah Westwood, Jim Hanson

September 23rd, 2015

Dr. ZUHDI JASSER, President and Founder of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy:

  • Ben Carson’s recent comments and finding friends amongst foes in the global community of Islam
  • Looking at Muslim organizations in the West
  • Finding Muslim allies who are “anti-Islamist”
  • How the Imam has direct control over legitimacy in the Islamic faith

DIANA WEST, Author of “Death of a Grown Up” and “American Betrayal”:

  • Reaction to the controversy of Dr. Ben Carson’s remarks regarding Sharia
  • Sharia law’s major contradictions with American law
  • Treatment of young boys in Middle Eastern countries

Amb. ROGER NOREIGA, former Ambassador to the Organization of American States, former Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs:

  • Pope Francis and his “liberation theology”
  • The Cuban regime’s continued repression of its citizens unaddressed by the Pope
  • Negotiations underway in Havana between FARC and the Colombian government
  • 14-year sentenced handed down to Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López

SARAH WESTWOOD, Investigative Journalist for the Washington Examiner:

  • Latest update on the Clinton email scandal
  • FBI’s refusal to cooperate with the U.S. courts
  • Huma Abedin’s emails containing sensitive information
  • Recent dumbing down of U.S. intelligence reports

JIM HANSON, Executive Vice President at the Center for Security Policy, and former U.S. Special Forces:

  • New facts regarding the Ahmed Mohamed clock fraud
  • Political warfare between the Muslim Brotherhood and Western society
  • Defending Dr. Ben Carson’s statements regarding sharia and American law
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Rep. Peter Roskam, Dr. Thomas Talbot, Amb. Francis Rooney, Rep. Robert Pittenger, Andy McCarthy

September 22nd, 2015

Rep. PETER ROSKAM (IL-6), Member of the House Ways and Means Committee and the House Select Committee on Benghazi:

  • House rejecting the start of a 60 day review period because of secret side negotiations
  • IAEA side deals highlighting the hypocrisy of Administration claims of “full disclosure”
  • Litigation regarding the deal and whether Speaker Boehner will bring forth a lawsuit
  • Anniversary of Benghazi tragedy and the latest regarding the Clinton email scandal

Dr. THOMAS TALBOT, Former Army Doctor in Iraq and Medical Virtual Reality Researcher:

  • How Dr. Talbot was able to identify Ahmed Mohamed’s clock as a fraud
  • Failure of popular science to recognize the lie in Ahmed Mohamed’s story
  • Similarities between Ahmed’s clock and IEDs found in Iraq
  • How this incident is being used as political warfare against Mayor Beth Van Duyne

Amb. FRANCIS ROONEY, Former U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican:

  • Pope Francis’ political agenda during his visit to the U.S. and the theological background shaping his views
  • The church’s stance on Cuba
  • Is Pope Francis standing up for persecuted Christians?
  • Are inter faith dialogues used as a form of civilization jihad?

Rep. ROBERT PITTENGER (NC-9), Chairman of the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare:

  • The politicization of intelligence reports
  • Facts surrounding the training of Syrian rebels
  • Human rights in China prior to next week’s State Dinner
  • President Xi Jinping’s visiting major U.S. corporations prior to meeting with Obama

ANDY McCARTHY, former federal prosecutor:

  • How President Obama is subverting the Corker/Cardin legislation
  • Certain conservative special interests to profit from a nuclear deal with Tehran?
  • Recent comments regarding national security by 2016 GOP candidates Donald Trump and Dr. Ben Carson
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Dr. Robert Spencer, Ned May, Steve Rademaker, Gordon Chang

September 21st, 2015

DR. ROBERT SPENCER, Author of “The Complete Infidel’s Guide to ISIS”, Director of Jihad Watch, and Vice President of the American Freedom Defense Initiative:

  • Ben Carson’s comment about constitutional disqualification elements to be President of the United State from abiding by Sharia law
  • Accounting André Carson’s background against Ben Carson’s statement
  • Effects of Sharia law-abiding refugee Muslims in Europe
  • The dispute over the suspension of a Muslim student in Irving, Texas

NED MAY, Blogger at the Gates of Vienna:

  • Implications of the Muslim hijra to Europe
  • Turkey’s role in funneling migrants to the West
  • ISIS using refugee populations to infiltrate terrorists
  • The administrations plan to increase refugee resettlements in the U.S.

STEVE RADEMAKER, Principal at the Podesta Group, and former Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation:

  • Criticizing the Iran nuclear agreement
  • President Obama’s policy leading to an era of nuclear proliferation
  • Advice to Americans to prevent the ObamaBomb deal

GORDON CHANG, author of “The Coming Collapse of China”:

  • Xi Jinping's visit to the White House in light of the OPM cyber attacks
  • How important is China to U.S. business interests?
  • Beijing explains its claim to sovereignty in the South China Sea
  • Chinese warships with hostile intent off the coast of the Aleutian Islands
  • Hong Kong’s constitutional coup
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