Secure Freedom Radio Podcast

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With Rep. Trent Franks, Bill Gertz, Dr. Zuhdi Jasser and Rep. Vicky Hartzler

September 30th, 2016

REP. TRENT FRANKS (AZ-8), Member of the House Armed Services Committee:

  • Critical Infrastructure Protection Act
  • What was learned during the hearing with FBI Director James Comey

BILL GERTZ, Senior editor at The Washington Free Beacon:

  • How Russia and China will use ICANN to control information
  • Continued espionage from Beijing

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  1. ZUHDI JASSER, Founder and President of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy:
  • Homeland security’s entanglement with Islamist supremacist organizations
  • How CVE creates more bigotry
  • How CAIR silences the Muslim reformist movement

REP. VICKEY HARTZLER (MO-4), Chairwoman of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee:

  • Why releasing the remaining terrorists from Gitmo is a bad idea
  • How the NDAA will be instrumental in protecting Americans
  • Iranian ransom

With Mike Daniels, Rep. Mike Kelly, Adam Kredo and Fred Fleitz

September 29th, 2016

MIKE DANIELS, Visiting Fellow in the Center for Internet, Communications and Technology Policy at the American Enterprise Institute:

  • Why the US handover of ICANN matters
  • The economic and security implications of an internationally managed Internet
  • How CEOs of technology companies have advocated for this policy


  • How the electric grid relies on the Internet
  • Why Obama is choosing to hand over ICANN, when previous Presidents have been firmly against it
  • Will the US develop its own, independent web?

REP. MIKE KELLY (PA-3), Member of the House Committee on Ways and Means:

  • House passed the Continuing Resolution, failing to prevent ICANN handover
  • 9/11 victims now have the ability to sue Saudi Arabia
  • TPP unlikely to pass

ADAM KREDO, author at the Washington Free Beacon:

  • New video of Huma Abedin’s father discussing his view on Sharia law
  • Why hasn’t Huma been interviewed about her view on Islamic Supremacism?

FRED FLEITZ, Senior VP for Policy and Programs at the Center for Security Policy, former CIA analyst:

  • Obama’s lawlessness to push through Internet handover
  • How Kerry’s intelligence sharing plan has backfired
  • Impact of Clinton’s e-mail debacle on national security


By Caroline Glick, Diana West, Tom Popik and Gordon Chang

September 28th, 2016

CAROLINE GLICK, Senior Contributing Editor at The Jerusalem Post, author of The Israel Solution: A One State Plan for Peace in the Middle East:

  • The passing of Shimon Peres
  • Israel two state solution is an irrevocable failure
  • Colossal, strategic error in our current dealings with Russia

DIANA WEST, Nationally Syndicated columnist, blogger at, author of Death of the Grown Up and American Betrayal:

  • Presidential debate recap
  • The current state of Europe

TOM POPIK, President and Co-founder of the Foundation for Resilient Societies:

  • Blackout in Puerto Rico
  • NERC’s weak standards for the electric grid

GORDON CHANG, columnist, World Affairs Journal Blogger, The Daily Beast contributor:

  • Chinese and Russian alliance
  • North Korean flood disaster

With Mike Pompeo, Rick Manning, and Daniel Horowitz

September 27th, 2016

REP. MIKE POMPEO (KS-4), Member of the House Committees on Energy and Commerce and the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence:

  • Iran’s expanding power and influence
  • Secretary Kerry’s plan to share intelligence about Syria with Russia
  • Edward Snowden

MICHAEL CUTLER, Senior Fellow at Californians for Population Stabilization:

  • The immigration issues that should have been discussed at last night’s debate but were not

RICK MANNING, President of Americans for Limited Government:

  • Reason the Internet was developed to begin with
  • Why Google is supportive of ICANN hand off to multinational entity

DANIEL HOROWITZ, Senior Editor at Conservative Review:

  • Recap of last night’s debate
  • How courts are overruling voter fraud

With Mark Helprin

September 26th, 2016

MARK HELPRIN, author, Senior Fellow of the Claremont Institute for the Study of Statesmanship and Political Philosophy:

  • Why “nuclear zero” is impossible
  • China and Russia are constantly updating, researching new forms of nuclear armament


  • Intellectual battles over nuclear deterrence
  • De-alerting nuclear forces


  • Why Putin uses military threats
  • What “soft-power” does Russia have?


  • China considers U.S. paper tiger


  • Destabilization of Europe
  • Why the US must not neglect nuclear deterrence

With Jody Westby, Ambassador Yoram Ettinger, Shireen Qudosi and Dr. Stephen Blank

September 23rd, 2016

With Jody Westby, Ambassador Yoram Ettinger, Shireen Qudosi and Dr. Stephen Blank

JODY WESTBY, CEO of Global Cyber Risk, LLC:

  • What exactly is “ICANN” and how does it work?
  • Why the US is caving to international pressure to globalize control of the Internet

AMB. YORAM ETTINGER, Former Minister for Congressional Affairs at Israel’s Embassy in Washington, DC:

  • US Israel Memorandum of Understanding aid deal
  • How JCPOA has affected Israel

SHIREEN QUDOSI, Senior Contributor at and The Present Danger:

  • What is a Muslim reformer?
  • History of the free thinkers in Islam, and why they were unsuccessful
  • CVE dilutes the danger of Islamic terrorism

STEPHEN BLANK, Senior Fellow for Russia at the American Foreign Policy Council:

  • Alliance between Russia and China has been in effect since Mao died
  • Moscow is opening itself to investments with Beijing
  • Japan is interested in reclaiming islands taken by Russia
  • Sharing intelligence with Russia is foolish

BILL GERTZ, Senior editor at the Washington Free Beacon, and “Inside the Ring” columnist at the Washington Times:

  • Joint island seizing war games by Russia and China
  • U.S. is lagging behind on space warfare technology
  • Deficiency in the FBI in regard to investigations surrounding Islamic extremism
  • Snowden has released over 1.5 million secrets to the Russians

With Elaine Donnelly, Dr. Michael Rubin, and Fred Fleitz

September 22nd, 2016

ELAINE DONNELLY, Founder and President of the Center for Military Readiness:

  • Senator John McCain’s “Draft America’s Daughters” Selective Service mandate

MICHAEL RUBIN, Resident Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute:

  • Why Turkey should be considered a state sponsor of terrorism
  • Obama’s failure to admit the reality of changing geopolitical landscapes

FRED FLEITZ, Senior VP for Policy and Programs at the Center for Security Policy:

  • Why Snowden is a traitor, not a hero
  • Oliver Stone’s bogus portrayal of Edward Snowden

With Jim Simpson, Gordon Chang and Diana West

September 21st, 2016

With Jim Simpson, Gordon Chang and Diana West

JIM SIMPSON, freelance Investigative Journalist, author of The Red-Green Axis: Refugees, Immigration, and the Agenda to Erase America:

  • Refugee resettlement in the US is a money making scheme
  • Immigrants from countries with ties to terrorism have gone missing

GORDON CHANG, columnist, World Affairs Journal Blogger, The Daily Beast contributor:

  • Chinese citizens’ lack of confidence in their economy
  • Beijing investment in Silicon Valley
  • India and Vietnam working together to curb Chinese ambition

DIANA WEST, nationally syndicated columnist, Blogs at, and author of Death of the Grown Up and American Betrayal:

  • London mayors comments about violence and terrorism
  • The West’s regressive slide into a more medieval society


With Robert Spencer, Kevin Freeman and Peter Huessy

September 20th, 2016

ROBERT SPENCER, Director of JihadWatch, Weekly columnist for PJ Media and Front Page Magazine, author of The Complete Infidels Guide to Iran:

  • Bombs in New York and New Jersey exact specifications outlined in an Al-Qaeda manual
  • Mayor de Blasio’s willful blindness
  • Absurdity of the administration attempting to define a religion
  • Inaccurate reports of hate crimes


  • Merkel’s huge loss in Germany’s recent elections
  • Consequences of not listening to legitimate opposition to societal transformation
  • What Hillary Clinton’s experience amounts to
  • Huma Abedin as Secretary of State?

KEVIN FREEMAN, founder of, Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy:

  • Obama’s determination to give control of the Internet to an international body
  • Why zero interest rate policies are problematic
  • The danger of North Korea with an EMP

PETER HUESSY, President and Founder of Geostrategic Analysis,

former Senior Defense Consultant at the National Defense University Foundation:

  • The illusion of nuclear arms control via the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty
  • What a UN resolution on CTBT would do (or not do)
  • How de-arming our nuclear missiles impacts our allies

With Tom Rogan, Clare Lopez and Tevi Troy

September 19th, 2016

TOM ROGAN, columnist for National Review, Senior Fellow at the Steamboat Institute:

  • Would attacks stop if ISIS had no territory?
  • How the US could go about tearing down the black flag

CLARE LOPEZ, Vice President for Research & Analysis at the Center for Security Policy, and Former CIA clandestine officer.

  • Terrorist attacks in New Jersey, New York and Minnesota
  • Jihadists are motivated by sharia law

TEVI TROY, President of the American Health Policy Institute,

author of Shall We Wake the President: Two Centuries of Disaster Management from the Oval Office:

  • Which crises should a President handle personally?
  • How the expectations of a Commander-in-Chief have changed throughout history