Secure Freedom Radio Podcast

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With Brett Schaefer, Michael Pregent, Shoshana Bryen and Kevin Freeman

September 19th, 2017

BRETT SCHAEFER, Jay Kingham Senior Research Fellow in International Regulatory Affairs at the Heritage Foundation, Member of Mont Pelerin Society:

  • President Trump’s speech at the full General Assembly
  • A return to a national interest foreign policy under President Trump
  • Should the U.N. be viewed as a solution to global problems?
  • Rex Tillerson’s performance as Secretary of State

MICHAEL PREGENT, Visiting Fellow at the Institute for National Strategic Studies at the National Defense University, Executive Director of Veterans Against the Iran Deal:

  • Upcoming Kurdish Referendum for Independence
  • The IRGC is primary reason for seeking control in Iraq
  • What would a separate Kurdish state look like?
  • How the Kurds have been an effective ally in the defeat of ISIS

SHOSHANA BRYEN, Senior Director of the Jewish Policy Center, Former Senior Director for Security Policy at JINSA:

  • How the Kurds serve as Israel’s ally in the MENA region
  • Iranian proxies’ takeover of the Shiite government of Iraq
  • Have Israeli red lines in Syria been breached?  

KEVIN FREEMAN, Author of Game Plan: How to Protect Yourself from the Coming Cyber-Economic Attack (2013), Founder of, Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy, Host of Economic War Room (Coming to The Blaze soon):

  • Threats to the U.S. Dollar’s status as the reserve currency of the world
  • Concerted effort by Russia and China to diminish U.S. purchasing power
  • Absurdity of Venezuela’s claim to not use U.S. dollar

With Gordon Chang, Frank Calzon, Brad Owens and Daniel Perkins

September 18th, 2017

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

  • The General Assembly meeting
  • Are military options against North Korea still on the table?
  • Pyongyang’s ballistic missile tests over Japan
  • China continues to threaten India’s Northeast

FRANK CALZON, Executive Director at the Center for a Free Cuba in Washington D.C., Former DC Representative to Freedom House:

  • Sonic weapon attack at U.S. embassy in Cuba
  • What is the extent of the Castro regime’s involvement in the embassy attack?  
  • Hurricane Irma’s devastation in Havana

BRAD OWENS, Torres Advanced Enterprise Solution Employee:

  • The Clinton State Department’s refusal to provide adequate security for diplomats in Libya
  • Details on Benghazi terrorist attack
  • Why serious resources must be allocated to post-conflict zones 

DAN PERKINS, Author of The Brotherhood of the Red Nile:

  • Moscow-Beijing-Pyongyang relations
  • Will a blockade of North Korea be effective?

With Brigitte Gabriel, Richard Pollock, Bill Gertz and Jessica Vaughan

September 15th, 2017

BRIGITTE GABRIEL, President of ACT for America, Author of Because They Hate: A Survivor of Islamic Terrorism Warns America:

  • Why has Trump deviated from naming the enemy?
  • 9/11 commemoration rallies halted by leftists
  • House joint-resolution sets stage for more restrictions on speech

RICHARD POLLOCK, Senior Investigative Reporter at The Daily Caller:

  • House IT scandal
  • The fight to protect freedom of speech
  • George Soros and political warfare

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:

  • Pacific Fleet Commander Admiral Scott Swift’s new position
  • Another ‘Great Leap Forward’ in terms of Beijing’s Military-Space activity?

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

  • Implications of DACA includes chain migration
  • Why we must avoid token enforcement measures
  • Securing ‘the wall’ and E-verify should be a prerequisite for amnesty

With Rep. Steve King, Michael Cutler, Debbie Weiss and Fred Fleitz

September 14th, 2017

REP. STEVE KING, Represents the 4th District of Iowa, Member of the House Judiciary Committee:

  • New developments on DACA
  • President Trump’s collaboration with Senator Chuck Schumer and Rep. Nancy Pelosi
  • Why amnesty without border enforcement is disastrous
  • An explanation of E-verify

MICHAEL CUTLER, Retired Senior Special Agent of the Former Immigration and Naturalization Services, Hosts “The Michael Cutler Hour’ on Friday evenings on BlogTalk Radio:

  • Immigration and vetting post 9/11
  • President Trump’s travel moratorium
  • Consequences of DACA program  

DEBBIE WEISS, Author of The Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s Jihad on Free Speech and Islamist Influence in Hollywood:

  • The Organization of Islamic Cooperation and the battle for freedom of speech
  • Consequences of Human Rights Counsel Resolution 1816
  • The criminalization of Islamic blasphemy
  • Implications of House-Joint Resolution 117 

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

  • October recertification of Iran Deal
  • How continuing JCPOA is a recipe for global nuclear proliferation

With Diana West, Phil Haney, Rep. Chris Stewart and Rep. Paul Gosar

September 13th, 2017

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

  • President Trump’s 9/11 remarks
  • The evolution of Jihad in the U.S. post 9/11
  • The functioning of the ‘Deep State’
  • The importance of President Trump’s immigration moratoriu 

PHIL HANEY, Retired Homeland Security Officer, Author with Art Moore of See Something, Say Nothing: A Homeland Security Officer Exposes the Government’s Submission to Jihad:

  • Why Michael McCaul should not be selected to serve as Secretary of Homeland Security
  • Troubling Boston Marathon bombing investigations
  • Consequences of willful blindness to Muslim Brotherhood in America

REP. CHRISTOPHER STEWART, Represents the 2nd District of Utah, Member of the Appropriations Committee, Member of the House Permanent Select Committee:

  • Review of the Administration’s 9/11 remarks
  • Can the DACA compromise be positive?
  • Why we must secure our southern border
  • Details on the Enlist Act

REP. PAUL GOSAR, Represents Arizona’s 4th Congressional District, Member of the House Committee on Natural Resources, Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government, Member of the Subcommittee on National Security, Homeland Defense and Foreign Operations:

  • Why we must consider chain migration regarding DACA
  • SPLC attacks on freedom of speech

With Raheem Kassam

September 12th, 2017

RAHEEM KASSAM, Editor in Chief of Breitbart News London, 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 Farage, Author of No Go Zones: How Shariah Law is Coming to a Neighborhood Near You:

  • The importance of defining Sharia supremacism
  • President Trump refuses to name the enemy in his 9/11 remarks


  • How ‘no-go-zones’ operate across Europe
  • The deliberate effort to hinder assimilation
  • Huma Abedin and The Institute of Muslim Minority Affairs


  • Sharia blasphemy restrictions in Europe
  • How Muslim migrant communities are set apart


  • How ‘no-go zones’ contribute to the cultivation of Jihad
  • The treatment of women in these enclaves
  • Authorities’ willful blindness regarding grooming gangs in the U.K.
  • Evolution of Takhliqi Jihad 


  • How to recognize the emergence of enclaves in the U.S.
  • Troubling aspects of the Arab American National Museum in Dearborn Michigan
  • The existential threat to freedom in our time



With Harold Rhode, Gordon Chang, Dr. Steve Lambakis, Russ Dallen and Kevin Freeman

September 11th, 2017

HAROLD RHODE, Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Gatestone Institute, Former Turkish Desk Officer at the US Department of Defense:

  • Reflection on 9/11 and its aftermath
  • Why we must be able to define the enemy in order to defeat them
  • Turkey under Erdogan
  • Upcoming Kurdish referendum on independence 

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

  • Why we need to exercise our power over Beijing
  • Is China responsible for North Korea's aggression?  
  • Will Xi Jinping return to Maoist economic policies? 

DR. STEVE LAMBAKIS, Senior Defense Analyst at the National Institute for Public Policy:

  • The militarization of space
  • Implications of China’s 2013 missile launch
  • Vulnerabilities of our defense systems
  • Importance of improving our responsive launch capability 

RUSS DALLEN, President and 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”:

  • Hurricane Irma's damage in Florida
  • Billion dollar kick back scheme involving PDVSA 
  • Former Attorney General exiled from Caracas 

KEVIN FREEMAN, Founder of, Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy, Host of Economic War Room (Coming to The Blaze soon):

  • 9/11 attacks in terms of economic warfare
  • How the 2008 financial crisis is directly linked to the Muslim Brotherhood
  • Hilary Clinton and the development of Russia’s Skolkovo
  • Putin pushes to cut off American software in Russia 

With Bill Gertz, Michael Del Rosso, Rowan Scarborough and Hans Van Spakovsky

September 8th, 2017

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):

  • The severity of North Korea's EMP threat
  • Sig Hecker's dismissal of  ‘alarmists’ on Pyongyang attack
  • How China aims to militarize space
  • Details on Russia’s information warfare and China’s cyber attack in New York

MICHAEL DEL ROSSO, Vice President and Senior Fellow of the American Strategy Group, Senior Fellow for Homeland and National Security at the Center for Security Policy, The Claremont Institute, Research Fellow in National Security Policy: 

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

  • The threat to Americans from Iraq's Iranian-backed militias
  • How the IRGC brutally suppresses dissidents
  • Serious implications of voter fraud in New Hampshire 

HANS VON SPAKOVSKY, Manager, Election Law Reform Initiative and Senior Legal Fellow Meese Center for Legal and Judicial Studies at the Heritage Foundation, Former Member of the Federal Election Commission:

  • Why we need voter fraud protection measures implemented
  • Reversal of Texas’ Voter-ID Law
  • Punishments for States who allow ‘sanctuary cities’
  • Trump's rightful termination of the DACA program

With Amb. Henry Cooper, Russ Dallen, Mark Krikorian, Matthew Brodsky and Fred Fleitz

September 7th, 2017

AMB. HENRY COOPER, Director of the Strategic Defensive Initiative Organization (SDIO) during the Bush Administration, Associate of the National Institute of Public Policy:

  • The vulnerability of our electric grid
  • Why the U.S. should have taken North Korean threat more seriously years ago
  • Is Sig Hecker the most reliable Pyongyang expert?
  • Why the EMP commission must be reestablished  

RUSS DALLEN, President & Editor in Chief at The Latin American Herald Tribune, Served as President of Venezuela’s “The Daily Journal”:

  • Consequences of historic Hurricane Irma
  • The deterioration of Venezuela
  • Pope Francis’ visit to Colombia
  • Will Russia take over Venezuelan oil refineries? 

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

  • Trump termination of Obama’s DACA program
  • Why did Trump undo the deadline proposed to Congress?
  • Best methods to manage chain migration 

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

  • What is going on inside Pyongyang?
  • Is it possible to deter the actions of North Korea?
  • The strategic partnership between Iran and North Korea 

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.:

  • Are economic sanctions against China enough?
  • North Korean cooperative missile programs with other adversaries
  • Why Donald Trump Jr.’s ‘collusion scandal’ contributes to fake news agenda



With Jon Gaunt

September 6th, 2017

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

  • Suppression of free speech in the U.K.
  • The left’s blind-spot on discriminatory Islamic values  
  • Does the hijab have a place in Western Civilization?
  • How Britain is submitting to the Sharia supremacist agenda 


  • Horrific cases of gang rape in Newcastle
  • The Muslim-bloc vote in the U.K.


  • What is a ‘no go zone’ in Britain?
  • The wasteful monitoring of social media ‘hate crimes’
  • Does the U.K. encourage Sharia blasphemy restrictions?


  • Consequences of not vetting illegal aliens  
  • President Trump’s immigration moratorium 


  • Implications of the British government’s ‘Prevent’ program
  • Troubling comments made by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan
  • Radicalization of inmates in U.K. prisons