Secure Freedom Radio Podcast

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With Suzanne Scholte, Chris Farrell, Kevin Freeman and Dr. Abraham Wagner

September 25th, 2018

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

  • Save the North Korean Refugees Day
  • North Korea’s charm offensive

CHRIS FARRELL, Director of Investigations at Judicial Watch:

  • Why is Guatemala so significant to the US?
  • What is CICG and what are its corresponding consequences?

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

  • The Chinese approach to the trade wars
  • Implications of Russia’s improved wheat production 

DR. ABRAHAM WAGNER, Senior Fellow at Center for Advanced Studies on Terrorism, Teaches in the areas of national security law and intelligence at the Columbia Law School and Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, Senior Research Fellow at the Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies:

  • The challenge we are facing in the cyber domain
  • How the US can mitigate the Iranian threat

With Bernard Kerik, Robert Charles, Gordon Chang and Benedict Rogers

September 24th, 2018

BERNARD KERIK,  40th Police Commissioner of the City of New York (Ret.), Led Iraq’s provisional government effort’s to reconstitute the Iraqi Interior Ministry:

Served as National Security Adviser to King Abdullah II of Jordan and President Bharrat Jagedo of the Republic of Guyana:

  • New book, The Grave Above the Grave
  • The significance of enforcing US border security 

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

  • Implications of the brutal attacks against Judge Kavanaugh
  • Reality of the ‘deep state’

GORDON CHANG, The Daily Beast contributor, Author of The Coming Collapse of China and Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes on the World:

  • What is in the Pyongyang Declaration?
  • Prospects of reunification of Korean peninsula

BENEDICT ROGERS, Author of Five books, including Burma: A Nation at a Crossroads, Co-founder and deputy chairman of the Conservative Party Human Rights Commission:

  • Pope announces new deal with Beijing
  • The presence of the Church in China

With Jim Simpson

September 21st, 2018

JIM SIMPSON, Freelance Investigative Journalist, Former Economist and Budget Examiner for the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Author of The Red-Green Axis: Refugees, Immigration, and the Agenda to Erase America (2015):

  • Consequences of mass refugee resettlements
  • Why assimilation can be so challenging 


  • Motivations behind resettlements into Western societies
  • Dangers of the ‘red-green axis’


  • How refugees are accepted into the US
  • Faith groups and profit motivations in resettlement process 


  • Why improved vetting is essential to our national security
  • Trump’s refugee policies

With Rt. Hon. Owen Paterson, J. Michael Waller and Bill Gertz

September 20th, 2018

RT HON OWEN PATERSON MP, Member of the British Parliament, Represents the people of North Shropshire, Former Secretary of State to Northern Ireland, Former Secretary for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs:

  • A detailed look at Brexit
  • The differing interpretations of the referendum result in the UK 


  • Implications of Theresa May’s plans to remain in the EU
  • What is the Checkers Agreement?

J. MICHAEL WALLER, Senior Vice President for Government Affairs at the Center for Security Policy, Editorial Board Member of the NATO Defense Strategic Communications Journal, Senior Writer at the American Media Institute:

  • Troubling developments in Guatemala
  • Consequences of Amb. Todd Robinson’s behavior 

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):

  • Updates on the INF and New Start Treaties
  • Characterizing the China threat today

With Dr. Lawrence Sellin, Diana West, Trevor Loudon and Bill Marshall

September 19th, 2018

 DR. 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:

  • China’s involvement in Afghanistan-Pakistan talks
  • Coordinated efforts between China, Pakistan and Afghanistan

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

  • Brutal attacks against Judge Kavanaugh
  • Political warfare in the US 

TREVOR LOUDON, Creator of the documentary The Enemies Within (September 2016), Author of Barack Obama and the Enemies Within (2011) and The Enemies Within: Communists, Socialists and Progressives in the U.S. Congress, Author of Burn This Book: What Keith Ellison Doesn’t Want You to Know: A Radial Marxist-Islamist, His Associations and Agenda(2018):

  • Exposing the truth about Rep. Keith Ellison
  • Significance of recognizing domestic enemies

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

  • Implications of the Democratic Socialists of America
  • The deep state operating against President Trump

With Gordon Chang, Kevin Freeman and Rick Manning

September 18th, 2018

GORDAN CHANG, Author of “The Coming Collapse of China” and “Nuclear Showdown; North Korea Takes on the World:”

  • Trump announces imposition of tariffs on Chinese goods
  • Current state of US-China trade war


  • Dangers of a strategic alliance between Russia and China
  • Implications of South Korea appeasing the North
  • Prospects of NK-SK unification

KEVIN FREEMAN, Senior Fellow at Center for Security Policy, Author of “Game Plan: How to Protect Yourself from the Coming Cyber-Economic Attack,” Author of “Secret Weapon: How Economic Terrorism Brought Down the U.S. Stock Market and Why It Can Happen Again,” Founder of

  • China’s aggressive economic warfare techniques
  • Are cyber-currencies stable enough to serve as world’s currency?

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

  • The reality of the deep state in our government
  • Implications of the brutal attacks on Judge Kavanaugh

With Patrick O’Donnell

September 17th, 2018

PATRICK O’DONNELL, Author of 11 best-selling books, latest: The Unknowns: The Untold Story of America’s Unknown Soldier, During the Iraq war, embedded with military units as the only civilian combat historian to volunteer and spend three months in Iraq documenting the experiences of troops in battle:

  • Who are Washington’s immortals?
  • Heroes of the Revolutionary War 


  • New book, The Unknowns: The Untold Story of America’s Unknown Soldier
  • Contributions the American army played in WWI 


  • The Brenner Assignment in WWII
  • Individual heroism of Americans in second World War 


  • Epic battles fought by Americans in the Korean War
  • Patriotism today in the United States

With Matt O’Brien, Yoram Hazony, Dan Goure and Bill Gertz

September 14th, 2018

With Matt O'Brien, Yoram Hazony, Dan Goure and Bill Gertz

MATT O’BRIEN, Director of Research for the Federation for American Immigration Reform, Former Chief of the National Security Division within the Fraud Detection and National Security Directorate at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services:

  • Significance of enforcing US border security
  • Implications of recent attacks on ICE

YORAM HAZONY, President of the Herzl Institute in Jerusalem, Director of the John Templeton Foundation’s project in Jewish Philosophical Theology, Author of The Virtue of Nationalism (September 2018):

  • The case for the Nation-State law in Israel
  • Current threats Israel faces

DAN GOURE, Vice President of the Lexington Institute, Member of the 2001 Department of Defense transition team, Spent two years in the U.S. government as the director of the Office of Strategic Competitiveness in the Office of the Secretary of Defense:

  • The completion of the Defense Appropriations Bill
  • Should US privatize involvement in Afghanistan?

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):

  • China’s predatory economics
  • Trump’s National Security Strategy shifts focus to big power competition

With Russ Dallen, David Goldman, Daniel Gallington and Diana West

September 13th, 2018

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”:

  • Maduro’s upcoming trip to China
  • The tragic downfall of Venezuela

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

  • 25th anniversary of Oslo accords
  • The current state of ‘Middle East peace process’

DANIEL GALLINGTON, Senior Policy and Program Advisor at the George C. Marshall Institute, Served in senior national security policy positions in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Department of Justice and as bipartisan counsel for the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence:

  • Dangers of Russia’s nuclear capabilities
  • The significance of improving US missile defenses 

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

  • Implications of Bob Woodward’s book release
  • Political warfare against President Trump

With Debra Burlingame

September 12th, 2018

With Debra Burlingame

DEBRA BURLINGAME, Founding member, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum Foundation board of directors;  Board member, National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation.:

  • 9/11 17th anniversary memorial at the Pentagon
  • Vice President Pence’s remarks at memorial


  • The hijacking of American Airlines Flight 77
  • Why the Muslim Brotherhood must be designated a terrorist organization


  • Differentiating the various forms of Jihad
  • The story of the Ground Zero mosque 


  • Why recognizing the enemy is essential 
  • Significance of certain interrogation techniques