Secure Freedom Radio Podcast

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With Gordon Chang, Bill Gertz, Diana West and Frank Gaffney

January 19th, 2018

GORDON CHANG, Columnist, World Affairs Journal Blogger, the Daily Beast Contributor, Author of “The Coming Collapse of China” and “Nuclear Showdown; North Korea Takes on the World:”

  • The middle option regarding North Korea
  • Alleged violations of sanctions by China and Russia
  • NK-SK to walk under one flag in Pyeongchang

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):

  • Former CIA officer arrested in Hong Kong for ‘mole’ suspicions
  • Nuclear Posture Review leak 

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

  • Congressional investigations of Russian collusion with Trump campaign
  • House Intelligence Committee classified memo on GPS

FRANK GAFFNEY, Founder, President & CEO of Center for Security Policy:

  • 30th anniversary of the Center for Security Policy
  • Origins of CSP’s involvement with global Jihad issue

With Daniel Horowitz

January 18th, 2018

DANIEL HOROWITZ, Senior Editor at The Conservative Review, Author of “The Conservative Consciousness with Daniel Horowitz,” Former Policy Director for the Madison Project:

  • Why immigration is of utmost importance  
  • Federal government must protect U.S. citizens first
  • Public safety issues can be addressable


  • Using immigration as a political force
  • How subcultures can cultivate an extremist climate


  • Does anyone have the right to enter the U.S.?
  • DACA negotiations continue
  • Details on The Goodlatte Bill 


  • Judges interfering with President Trump’s constitutional authority 

With Steven Camarota, Michael Cutler, Kevin Freeman and Mark Schneider

January 17th, 2018

STEVEN CAMAROTA, Director of Research at the Center for Immigration Studies:

  • Immigration projections
  • Increase in migrants from East Asia, Southeast Asia and Latin America
  • How weak institutions affect one’s ability to assimilate in the U.S.

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:

  • The current fundamental transformation of America
  • Long term consequences of DACA 

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

  • The continuing trade war with Beijing
  • Implications of China halting purchases of U.S. treasuries
  • Venezuela pushes new crypto-currency to replace reserve currency 

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

  • Hawaii’s false alarm
  • Importance of local defense sites
  • The critical crisis the U.S. faces in deterrence

With Dr. Peter Vincent Pry

January 16th, 2018

DR. PETER VINCENT PRY, Executive Director of the Task Force on National and Homeland Security, Director of the U.S. Nuclear Strategy Forum, Served on the Congressional EMP Commission, the House Armed Services Committee and the CIA:

  • Implications of Hawaii under missile attack false alert
  • Challenges to U.S. deterrent systems
  • Why is our national missile defense inadequate? 


  • The state of civil/popular defense programs
  • Vulnerability of U.S electric grid
  • Dangers of an EMP attack


  • Kim Jong Un’s constant EMP threats
  • The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission blocked electric grid initiative 


  • Significance of latest EMP commission report
  • Are NK’s satellites equipped with nuclear weaponry?
  • Consequences of U.S. adversaries outnumbering U.S. nuclear forces

With Fred Fleitz, Rowan Scarborough, David Goldman and Walt Heyer

January 12th, 2018

FRED FLEITZ, Senior VP for Policy and Programs at CSP, Former CIA Analyst, Former Chief of Staff for Amb. John Bolton in the State Dept.:

  • Why President Trump must kill the JCPOA
  • Sanctions relief is not the answer for Iran
  • Consequences of the Corker-Cardin Bill

ROWAN SCARBOROUGH, National Security Reporter at The Washington Times, Author of “Rumsfeld’s War: The Untold Story of America’s Anti-Terrorist Commander,” Author of “Sabotage: America’s Enemies Within the CIA:

  • Fusion GPS and the ‘dodgy dossier’
  • Should Sen. Feinstein be removed from the House Intelligence Committee?
  • The failure of the DOJ to ask for a stay regarding transgenders in the Military

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

  • How Trump’s National Security Strategy is a game-changer
  • The fatal state of Iran’s economy
  • Will new crown prince of Saudi Arabia centralize power?

WALT HEYER, Former transgender, Author of Paper Genders and Gender, Lies and Suicide, Founder of, Frequent contributor to The FederalistDaily Signal and The Public Discourse:

  • The social engineering of the military
  • Suicide rates among individuals who go through gender affirming surgeries

With Jessica Vaughan, Michael Sturzenberger, Ken Timmerman and Lawrence Peck

January 11th, 2018

JESSICA VAUGHAN, Director of Policy Studies for the Center for Immigration Studies, Former Foreign Service Officer with the State Department where she served in Belgium and Trinidad & Tobago:

  • The significance of the e-verify system
  • President Trump discontinues temporary status of Salvadorians 

MICHAEL STURZENBERGER, German politician, Former Federal Chairman of the Die Freiheit party in Germany, Author of the blog Politically Incorrect:

  • Sturzenberger’s unjust sentencing
  • Dangers of free speech restrictions
  • What is the ‘new Europe?

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, Author of Dark Forces: The Truth About What Happened in Benghazi, Nationally recognized investigative reporter:

  • How protests in Iran today differ from 2009
  • Why Trump must kill the Iran deal 

LAWRENCE PECK, Advisor at the North Korean Freedom Coalition:

  • The North Korean charm offensive
  • Failed negotiations with Pyongyang in the past
  • North Korea’s influence operations inside the U.S.



With Maria Espinoza, Diana West, Ze’ev Maghen and Christine Douglass-Williams

January 10th, 2018

MARIA ESPINOZA, National Director of the remembrance Project, which honors and remembers Americans and legal residents who have been killed by illegal aliens:

  • Yesterday’s bipartisan approach to DACA
  • Implications of chain migration
  • The Remembrance Project

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

  • The ‘dodgy’ dossier
  • Implications of the politicization of U.S. intelligence agencies
  • Sen. Feinstein releases Glenn Simpson transcript 

ZE’EV MAGHEN, Chair of the Department of Middle Eastern History at Bar-Ilan University in Israel, Creator of the Lights in Action Student network of North America, Research Associate at the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies:

  • How Shiites see themselves in the Muslim world
  • Minorities in Iran
  • What is the Israel victory strategy?

CHRISTINE DOUGLASS-WILLIAMS, Author of The Challenge of Modernizing Islam (Released: July 18, 2017), Nine-Time International Award-Winning Journalist and Television Producer, Federally appointed Director with the Canadian Race Relations Foundation:

  • M-103 anti-islamophobia motion
  • Dangers of the growing ‘red-green axis’
  • Implications of free speech restrictions

With Bill Matthews

January 9th, 2018

BILL MATTHEWS, Former Executive Vice President of Blackwater:

  • The origin story of Blackwater government contracting firm
  • How Blackwater evolved in training U.S. forces


  • The Sept. 16th2007 Nisour Square incident
  • The role contractors have played in Afghanistan and Iraq


  • Problems with the Nisour Square investigation
  • The diplomatic pressure to pursue Blackwater contractors


  • Judge Royce Lamberth
  • The countless miscarriages of justice involving this the Raven 23 operators


  • D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals vacated conviction and sentences, where the case stands now
  • Go to for updates and tips on how to help

With Michael Cutler, Gordon Chang, Kevin Freeman and Christian Whiton

January 8th, 2018

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

  • President Trump negotiates amnesty
  • Why agents are essential in securing our border
  • Consequences of chain migration

GORDON CHANG, Columnist, World Affairs Journal Blogger, The Daily Beast Contributor, Author of “The Coming Collapse of China and Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes on the World”:

  • The charm offensive of the North Korean regime
  • Implications of Western counties propping up Pyongyang
  • How China enables North Korean via technology/weapons streams

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

  • How China uses economic warfare to enhance its own position
  • How governments using crypto-currency can undermine U.S. dollar
  • Pakistan’s response to Trump’s New Year’s tweet

CHRISTIAN WHITON, Principal, D.C. International Advisory, Former Special Advisor to the Undersecretary of State for Global Affairs, Author of Smart Power: Between Diplomacy and War

  • President Trump’s statements regarding anti-regime protests in Iran
  • Should U.S. release bank statements of high ranking Iranian officials?
  • Trump’s National Security Strategy

With Ilan Berman, Amb. Hank Cooper and Russ Dallen

January 5th, 2018


ILAN BERMAN, Vice President of the American Foreign Policy Council, Associated Faculty at Missouri State University’s Defense and Strategic Studies, Editor of The Journal of International Security Affairs, Author of “Iran’s Deadly Ambition: The Islamic Republic’s Quest for Global Power” (Aug. 2015):

  • Details on the second Persian spring
  • The financial corruption of Iran’s Mullahs
  • Importance of security forces turning on regime 


  • President Trump tweets U.S. nuclear button is bigger than Pyongyang’s
  • Implications of China’s enabling of North Korean aggression
  • Turkey’s rapid descent into Islamic authoritarianism 

AMB. HANK COOPER, Director of the Strategic Defensive Initiative Organization (SDIO) during the Bush Administration, Chairman of Applied Research Associates, Senior Associate of the National Institute of Public Policy, Visiting Fellow at the Heritage Center:

  • The state of U.S. nuclear deterrent
  • Consequences of the suspension of U.S. nuclear testing

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”:

  • Updates on Maduro’s opposition
  • Why wage increases in Venezuela is not considered good news
  • How the National Assembly in Venezuela functions