Secure Freedom Radio Podcast

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With Fred Fleitz, Kevin Freeman, Diana West and David Goldman

June 26th, 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):

  • Why President Trump’s Iran strategy is working
  • Is Trump prepared to use military force if necessary to effectively counter Iran?
  • Implications of recent relentless attacks against John Bolton

KEVIN FREEMAN, Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy, Host of Economic War Room on TheBlaze TV, Author of “Game Plan” and “Secret Weapon”:

  • Social media giants censor conservative sources
  • Consequences of China’s weaponization of U.S. companies
  • Should Congress regulate social media companies?

DIANA WEST, Nationally Syndicated Columnist, Blogs at Dianawest.net, Author of Death of the Grown UpAmerican Betrayal and Red Thread: A Search for Ideological Drivers Inside the Anti-Trump Conspiracy:

  • Who attacked the DNC?
  • The politicization of U.S. intelligence agencies
  • The legacy of FDR and socialists in America

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

  • Prospects for the upcoming G20 summit
  • Why we need an armistice in the U.S.-China trade war
  • Dissecting the recent election outcomes in Turkey

With Grant Newsham

June 25th, 2019

GRANT NEWSHAM, Senior Research Fellow at Japan Forum for Strategic Studies:

  • Dissecting the gradual erosion of freedoms in Hong Kong
  • Implications of the subversion of the Chinese police force
  • Prospects of upcoming Xi-Trump meeting

(PART TWO):

  • How does Taiwan consider recent Hong Kong protests?
  • The Trump administrations’ commitment to securing Taiwan
  • The significance of ensuring a free trade agreement

(PART THREE):

  • Will a U.S.-China agreement be reached at upcoming G20 summit?
  • Consequences of the decline of Motorola
  • Why Xi Jinping’s One Belt One Road Initiative is a colonial enterprise

(PART FOUR):

  • How the U.S.-Japan relationship promotes stability in Asia region
  • Is the Trump administration’s China policy effective?

With Gordon Chang, Dr. Harold Rhode, Dr. Peter Pry and Sam Faddis

June 24th, 2019

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 Trump should walk away from China-U.S. trade deal
  • The significance of the upcoming G20 meeting in Japan
  • Beijing’s growing aggression against the U.S.

DR. 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):

  • Will President Trump’s Middle East ‘peace plan’ be effective?
  • Dissecting Iran’s recent aggression against the U.S.
  • John Bolton’s visit to Israel
  • Erdogan’s party suffers election blow in Turkey

DR. PETER VINCENT PRY, Executive Director of the Task Force on National and Homeland Security and Director of the U.S. Nuclear Strategy Forum, both Congressional Advisory Boards,Served on the Congressional EMP Commission, the Congressional Strategic Posture Commission, the House Armed Services Committee, and the CIA, Author of Apocalypse Unknown: The Struggle To Protect America From An Electromagnetic Pulse Catastropheand Electric Armageddon, both available from CreateSpace.com and Amazon.com, Newest Book: Blackout Wars:

  • Massive blackout in Argentina
  • The vulnerability of the U.S. electric grid
  • Why we should be concerned with our deterrent effectiveness of our nuclear triad
  • The need for assertive arms control

SAM FADDIS, Former CIA Ops Officer, Spent twenty years as an Operations officer in the Middle East, South Asia and Europe, Former Candidate for Congress, Senior Subject Matter Expert at Axon/Lockheed Martin, Author of Beyond Repair: The Decline and Fall of the CIA (2009):

  • The reality of the hybrid warfare threat
  • An overview of Hezbollah’s asymmetric warfare capabilities

With Fred Fleitz, Seth Cropsey, Bill Gertz and Raheem Kassam

June 21st, 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):

  • Dissecting the recent developments on the Persian Gulf
  • An overview of President Trump’s Iran policy
  • Will the EU continue to stand by Iran’s aggressive actions?

SETH CROPSEY, Senior Fellow and Director of the Hudson Institute’s Center for American Seapower, Deputy Undersecretary of the Navy in Reagan and Bush Administrations, Former principal deputy assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict, Author of Seablindness: How Political Neglect is Choking American Seapower and What to do About It (August 2017):

  • The growing threat to Hong Kong’s autonomy
  • America’s stake in Taiwan
  • Is the U.S. providing an adequate deterrent to China’s aggression against Taiwan?

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):

  • IRGC shoots down American drone
  • Expected retaliation against Iran
  • Is President Trump’s maximum pressure campaign against Iran working?
  • Dangers of China’s engagement in cyber-warfare against the U.S.

RAHEEM KASSAM, Editor-in-Chief of Human Events, Shillman-Ginsburg Writing Fellow at the Middle East Forum, Senior Distinguished Fellow at the Gatestone Institute, Former Chief Advisor to UK Independence Party Leader Nigel Farrage, Author of Enoch Was Right: ‘Rivers of Blood 50 Years On’:

  • The prospects of Boris Johnson becoming next Prime Minister of the UK
  • Ominous implications of China’s propaganda warfare in the U.S.
  • Dissecting the current state of Brexit
  • Implications of social media giants targeting conservative organizations

With David Goldman, Michael Pregent, Kyle Shideler and Peter Huessy

June 20th, 2019

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

  • Prospects of the U.S.-China trade deal
  • The significance of a Trump-Xi meeting
  • How the U.S. can confront Iran

MICHAEL PREGENT, Visiting fellow at the Institute for National Strategic Studies at the National Defense University, Executive Director of Veterans Against the Iran deal, Embedded with the Peshmurga in Mosul ’05-’06, Worked to malign Iranian influence in Iraq as an advisor to Iraq’s security and Intelligence apparatus:

  • Escalating tensions on the Persian Gulf
  • Iranian backed militias recent aggressive attacks against U.S. interests
  • How the U.S. can effectively counter Iran

KYLE SHIDELER, Director of CounterIslamist.org, Former Director of the Threat Information Office at the Center for Security Policy, Former Director of Research and Communications at the Endowment for Middle East Truth:

  • Dissecting the death of Morsi
  • The genesis of the Muslim Brotherhood
  • Why the MB must be designated a terrorist organization in the U.S.

PETER HUESSY, Director for Strategic Deterrent Studies at the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies, Former Senior Defense Consultant at the National Defense University Foundation, Senior Fellow at the American Foreign Policy Council:

  • Prospects for the upcoming Xi-Trump meeting
  • Why Trump must reestablish deterrence
  • Implications of Russia and China’s militarization of space

With Diana West, Claudia Rosett, Raymond Ibrahim and Michael Cutler

June 19th, 2019

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

  • Dissecting the anti-Trump conspiracy
  • Implications of the U.S.-China trade deal
  • The politicization of U.S. intelligence agencies

CLAUDIA ROSETT, Foreign Affairs columnist at Forbes.com, Blogs at “The Rosett Report” at PJ Media:

  • Dissecting the ongoing Hong Kong protests
  • The details of the Extradition Bill
  • Why Trump must address freedom protests in Hong Kong

RAYMOND IBRAHIM, Author of Scimitar: Fourteen Centuries of War between Islam and the West (2018), Author of Crucified Again: Exposing Islam’s New War on Christians, Ibrahim’s writings, translations and observations have appeared in The New York Times, CNN, LA Times, Fox News, Financial Times, etc., Born and raised in the U.S. by Coptic-Egyptian parents born and raised in the Middle East:

  • Understanding stealthy forms of Jihad
  • Outlining CAIR’s true agenda
  • U.S. Army War College surrenders to CAIR

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:

  • Why Interior enforcement is essential to national security
  • President Trump’s immigration policies
  • Were Trump’s Mexico tariffs effective?

With Robert Charles, Gordon Chang, Andy McCarthy and Tom Popik

June 17th, 2019

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:

  • How the border crisis has shifted to the interior of the U.S.
  • Implications of U.S. asylum policy
  • The crisis at our southern border

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):

  • Dissecting the ongoing Hong Kong protests
  • The details of the Extradition Bill
  • Why Trump must address freedom protests in Hong Kong
  • The current status of the U.S.-China trade deal

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, New Podcast: The McCarthy Report:

  • Implications of the Steele Dossier
  • Prospects of impeachment inquiries
  • The lessons of the Mueller probe

TOM POPIK, Chairman and President, Foundation for Resilient Societies:

  • The state of America’s electric Grid
  • Consequences of the collapse of the Argentinean electric grid
  • President Trump’s Executive Order regarding grid security

With David Goldman and Rick Fisher

June 13th, 2019

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

  • Dissecting the current Hong Kong protests
  • Is the autonomy of Hong Kong in danger?
  • Implications of China’s extradition arrangement

RICK FISHER, Senior Fellow, Asian Military Affairs at the International Assessment and Strategy Center, Former Consultant on PLA issues for the Congressionally chartered U.S. China Security and Economic Review Commission:

  • The PRC’s massive naval buildup
  • Beijing’s ultimate nuclearization of destroyers and submarines
  • The size of China’s nuclear arsenal today?

(PART TWO):

  • Chinese media threatens force against Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • Why the U.S. must be concerned with the PLA’s military capabilities
  • The potential for Russia-China collusion regarding Taiwan

(PART THREE):

  • Where is Beijing currently establishing infrastructure and projection capabilities?
  • Dangers of military influence building in China
  • What are the PLA’s strategic chokepoint objectives?

With Fred Fleitz, Kevin Freeman, Dr. Harold Rhode and Diana West

June 12th, 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):

  • Why the U.S. must maintain reliable relationship with Saudi Arabia
  • Implications of the recent relentless attacks against John Bolton

KEVIN FREEMAN,  Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy, Host of Economic War Room on TheBlaze TV, Author of “Game Plan” and “Secret Weapon”:

  • Joe Biden changes view on Chinese threat
  • Why Americans should be cautious of investing in Chinese companies
  • The current state of the U.S.-Beijing trade deal

DR. 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):

  • Holy-War between Saudi Arabia and Iran on the Red Sea
  • U.S. officials admit Iran is violating nuclear deal

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

  • John Brennan’s involvement in the anti-Trump conspiracy
  • Dissecting the current state of the “Red Thread”

 

With Steven Mosher

June 11th, 2019

STEVEN MOSHER, President of the Population Research Institute:

  • The confrontation of the 21st Century
  • 1989 uprising in Tiananmen Square

(PART TWO):

  • CCP’s murder of those wounded in Tiananmen Square to eliminate witnesses
  • Chinese reproduction control
  • The world’s first high-tech digital dictatorship
  • PRC’s export of Orwellian technology to other authoritarian regimes

(PART THREE):

  • What a CCP-dominated world would look like for the rest of the world
  • The Trump administration’s China policy
  • Why a compromise with the U.S. will be unacceptable for Beijing

(PART FOUR):

  • What U.S.-China policy should be
  • Prospects of a lasting Sino-Russian alliance