Secure Freedom Radio Podcast

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With Patrick Dunleavy

August 16th, 2017

PATRICK DUNLEAVY, Former Deputy Inspector General for the New York State Department of Corrections, Author of The Fertile Soil of Jihad: Terrorism’s Prison Connection, Consultant for the International Association of the Chiefs of Police:

  • Origins of the ‘Holy War’
  • How did Muslim fundamentalists enter the U.S.?
  • The differences between violent and pre-violent jihad


  • Islamic radicalization in U.S. prisons  
  • Sharia-Supremacist Muslim Chaplains


  • What happens once a radicalized inmate leaves prison?
  • Jamaat Al-Fuqra 


  • Terrorist rehabilitation in the U.K.
  • The “Hug-a-terrorist” program in Denmark

With Seth Cropsey, Daniel Gallington, Daniel Horowitz and Kevin Freeman

August 15th, 2017

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:

  • How Kim Jong Un’s threat to Guam plays into sovereignty dispute in the South China Sea
  • Why we must invest in U.S. missile defense
  • Moscow’s meddling in the Balkans

DANIEL GALLINGTON, Senior Policy and Program Advisor, 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 general counsel for the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence:

  • Update on the Russian probe
  • Unmasking of American citizens by the Obama administration

DANIEL HOROWITZ, Senior Editor at Conservative Review, Author of its “The Conservative Consciousness with Daniel Horowitz”:

  • The existential threats to our country
  • Why Trump’s posture towards North Korea is necessary
  • The secret backdoor amnesty that has continued under President Trump  

KEVIN FREEMAN, Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy, Host of Economic War Room (Coming to the Blaze 2017), Author of Game Plan: How to Protect Yourself from the Coming Cyber-Economic Attack:

  • Ongoing trade war with China
  • Beijing’s control of rare earth mineral  
  • EMP vulnerability

With Mark Schneider, Gordon Chang, Liz Berney and Mark Krikorian

August 14th, 2017

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

  • How Pyongyang is benefitting from foreign technology transfers
  • The danger from an EMP
  • Trump’s recent statements on U.S. nuclear modernization  

GORDON CHANG, Columnist, World Affairs Journal Blogger, the Daily Beast Contributor:

  • Strategic patience compared to strategic accountability
  • Will Beijing enforce latest round of U.N. sanctions?
  • Is regime change possible in North Korea?

LIZ BERNEY, Director of Special Projects for the Zionist Organization of America:

  • R. McMaster’s positions on Israel, Iran Deal & Islamic Terrorism
  • Purges in the National Security Council 

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

  • The Raise Act and its effects
  • Backdoor amnesty

With Fred Fleitz, Alex VanNess, Bill Gertz and Michael Cutler

August 11th, 2017

FRED FLEITZ, Senior VP for Policy and Programs at CSP, Former CIA Analyst, Former Chief of Staff for Ambassador John Bolton:

  • The Legacy of the Obama and Rice foreign policy

ALEX VAN NESS, Director of Middle East Programs at CSP:

  • Linda Sarsour calls for Jihad against Trump Administration
  • Imam Siraj Wahhaj- a suitable mentor?
  • The “pay for slay” program
  • Senate passes the Taylor Force Act 

BILL GERTZ, Senior Editor at the Washington Free Beacon, Inside the Ring Columnist at the Washington Times:

  • Review of U.S. missile defense system
  • Are North Korean missiles reliable?
  • China’s capabilities 

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

  • Recent developments in the ‘Sanctuary Cities’
  • Infiltration into the military by illegal aliens
  • Effects of Chain migration

With Fred Fleitz, Jon Gaunt, Amb. John Bolton and Clare Lopez

August 10th, 2017

FRED FLEITZ, Senior VP of Policy and Programs at CSP, Former CIA Analyst, Former Chief of Staff for Ambassador John Bolton:

  • Why the JCPOA must go 

JON GAUNT, Founder of Jon Gaunt Podcast, Weekly Reviewer on Sky News Sunrise:

  • Horrific case of gang rape in the U.K.
  • London mayor Sadiq Khan
  • What is really dividing Great Britain?

AMB. JOHN BOLTON, Senior Fellow at American Enterprise Institute, Former U.S. Permanent Representative to the U.N., Former Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security:

  • The bizarre and irrational regime of Kim Jong Un
  • How negotiations benefit Pyongyang  
  • U.S. military options for North Korea

CLARE LOPEZ, Vice President for Research & Analysis at the Center for Security Policy, Former CIA Clandestine Officer:

  • Analysis of the North Korean threat
  • Implications of the recent escalation from Pyongyang
  • Action combating female genital mutilation in Michigan and Maine

With Fred Fleitz, Diana West, Mike Waller and Chris Farrell

August 9th, 2017

FRED FLEITZ, Senior VP for Policy and Programs at CSP, Former CIA Analyst, Former Chief of Staff for Ambassador John Bolton:

  • Ending the ‘culture of leaks’ 

DIANA WEST, Nationally Syndicated Columnist, Blogs at

  • McMaster vs. Trump
  • Is McMaster the ultimate holdover?
  • Policy of appeasement

MIKE WALLER, Senior Vice President for Government Affairs at the Center for Security Policy, and Senior Writer for the American Media Institute:

  • McMaster’s polices and views on the JCPOA
  • Reason for the purge of the NSC
  • How long will McMaster stay in the White House?

CHRIS FARRELL, Director of Investigations at Judicial Watch, Host of “On Watch” Youtube Series:

  • What happened during the Bill Clinton – Loretta Lynch tarmac meeting?
  • ‘The swamp’ and the Justice Department
  • DNC IT scandal

With Fred Fleitz, Joe DiGenova, Kevin Freeman and General Jerry Boykin

August 8th, 2017

FRED FLEITZ, Senior VP for Policy and Programs at CSP, Former CIA Analyst, Former Chief of Staff for Ambassador John Bolton:

  • The North Korean threat demands decisive action

JOE DIGENOVA, Former U.S. Attorney for the District and Former Chief Counsel and Staff Directo of the Senate Rules Committee and Counsel to the Senate Judiciary, Governmental Affairs and Select Intelligence Committee:

  • Mueller’s investigation into General Flynn’s financial transactions
  • Who is Robert Mueller?
  • Boundaries of the Special Counsel’s investigation

GENERAL JERRY BOYKIN, Executive Vice President of the Family Research Council, Served as Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence:

  • Trump’s transgender ban
  • What is the state of our military readiness?
  • North Korean response to new sanctions

KEVIN FREEMAN, Author of Game Plan: How to Protect Yourself from the Coming Cyber-Economic Attack, Founder of, Senior Fellow at The Center for Security Policy:

  • America’s ongoing trade war
  • Market place or battle space?
  • IP theft by China

With Fred Fleitz, Gordon Chang, Matthew Brodsky and Dr. Peter Pry

August 7th, 2017

FRED FLEITZ, Senior VP for Policy and Programs at CSP, Former CIA Analyst, Former Chief of Staff for Ambassador John Bolton:

  • Ending the ‘culture of leaks’

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

  • Latest U.N. sanctions against North Korea
  • Beijing’s response to sanctions
  • Actions the U.S. should take against the Kim Jong Un regime

MATTHEW BRODSKY, Senior Editor at Wikistrat, Former Director of Policy for the Jewish Policy Center:

  • ‘Qatar’s dirty hand’ in the Middle East
  • The State Department’s hostility toward the Trump Administration
  • What should a post-JCPOA strategy look like?

PETER 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:

  • The Intelligence community’s failure to recognize the severity of the North Korean threat
  • Danger of an ICBM
  • Is the JCPOA a failure?
  • Dangers of super EMP weapons  

With Adm. James “Ace” Lyons, Daniel Greenfield, Richard Pollock and Dr. Stephen Bryen

August 4th, 2017

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

  • R. McMaster purges and insubordination
  • The moral fiber of our military

DANIEL GREENFIELD, Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center for Security Policy, Contributing Fellow at Family Security Matters, Blogs at SultanKnish:

  • The National Security Council under McMaster
  • Leftist ties to Muslim Brotherhood organizations
  • Current threats to our national security

RICHARD POLLOCK, Senior Investigative Reporter at The Daily Caller:

  • Unmasking of Trump aides by Obama administration officials after the November election
  • Ben Rhodes and political warfare
  • R. McMaster's extension of Susan Rice's security clearance   

STEPHEN BRYEN, President of SDB Partners, Senior Fellow in Defense Studies at the American Foreign Policy Council:

  • What we can learn from the Israelis
  • How well do U.S. missile defenses work?
  • Preventing technology transfers in China
  • Committee on Foreign Investment  

With Daniel Horowitz, Fred Fleitz, Claudia Rosett and Elizabeth Yore

August 3rd, 2017

ELIZABETH YORE, Attorney and International Child Rights Advocate:

  • Growing epidemic of FGM in U.S.
  • All eyes on Maine legislature
  • Liberal democrats oppose bill to criminalize FGM

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

  • H.R. McMaster
  • Why control of NSC is critical
  • Legal Immigration

CLAUDIA ROSETT, Foreign Affairs Columnist at, Blogs at “The Rosett Report” at PJ Media:

  • Options to hinder North Korea’s nuclear program
  • Why US will not seek an UN Security Council emergency meeting
  • What to do about Xi Jinping? 

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

  • Importance of investigating Hillary Clinton
  • Regime change in North Korea?
  • Obama administration demasking scandal