Secure Freedom Radio Podcast

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With Rep. Trent Franks, Ambassador Hank Cooper, Gordon Chang and Richard Pollock

December 5th, 2016

REP. TRENT FRANKS (AZ-8), Member of the House Armed Services Committee, Vice Chair of the Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities:

  • Critical Infrastructure Protection Act – profound breakthrough for addressing the EMP threat
  • Robust missile defense system
  • UN Anti-Israel resolutions

AMBASSADOR HANK COOPER, Director of the Strategic Defensive Initiative Organization (SDIO) during the Bush Administration, Chairman of the Board of High Frontier:

  • Brilliant Pebbles space-based missile defense system
  • What Donald Trump can learn from Ronald Reagan’s Star Wars

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

  • The shot across the bow heard round the world
  • How Donald Trump’s call to Taiwan’s Tsai Ing-wen changed everything

RICHARD POLLOCK, Senior Investigative Reporter at The Daily Caller:

  • Foreign governments no longer interested in donating to the Clinton Foundation now that Hillary is out of power
  • Prospect of investigating the foundation for violation of federal laws
  • The media’s mistreatment of Steve Bannon

With Bill Gertz, Michaela Dodge, Benjamin Weingarten, Deroy Murdock

December 2nd, 2016

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

  • How Mattis can bypass federal law requiring defense secretaries to be out of the military for at least 7 years
  • The State Department’s “Global Coalition to Counter ISIL”
  • Suspected foreign agent posing as Navy officer
  • The danger we face from hypersonic missiles

MICHAELA DODGE, Senior Policy Analyst at the Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy at the Heritage Foundation:

  • The first steps for the Trump Administration’s nuclear weapons policy
  • Rejection of UN resolution to ban nuclear weapons testing

BENJMAIN WEINGARTEN, Founder and CEO of ChangUp Media LLC:

  • Mattis’ controversial comments about Israel
  • Why Senator Corker is not a good choice for Secretary of State

DEROY MURDOCK, National Review Contributing Editor, Fox News Contributor:

  • The case for Rudy Giuliani as Secretary of State
  • Why Mrs. Clinton must be prosecuted
  • Likelihood of an Obama pardon for Hillary

With Dan Gallington, Luis Fleischman, Peter Pry, Fred Fleitz and Adam Kredo

December 2nd, 2016

With Dan Gallington, Luis Fleischman, Peter Pry, Fred Fleitz and Adam Kredo

DAN GALLINGTON, Senior Policy and Program Advisor, George C. Marshall Institute:

  • The Trump cabinet choices thus far
  • Who will Obama pardon before he leaves the White House?

LUIS FLEISCHMAN, Advisor for the Menges Hemispheric Security Project at the Center for Security Policy:

  • Trump’s policy towards Cuba
  • Revising Obama’s deal with Havana
  • Peace deal between the Colombian government and FARC

PETER PRY, Executive Director of the Task Force on National and Homeland Security and Director of the U.S. Nuclear Strategy Forum:

  • Current state of the electric grid
  • Building resilient infrastructures
  • Cost of hardening the grid 

FRED FLEITZ, Senior Vice President for Policy and Programs, former Chief of Staff for Ambassador John Bolton:

  • Contrast between responses from Obama and Trump after Fidel Castro’s death
  • Ben Rhodes’ representing U.S. to funeral of Fidel Castro
  • John Bolton as the next potential Secretary of State

ADAM KREDO, Senior Writer for the Washington Free Beacon:

  • Unaccompanied minors on the border
  • Green card processing meltdown
  • Twitter verifies Muslim Brotherhood mouthpiece 



With Diana West, Trevor Loudon, Jim Hanson, and Ken Timmerman

November 30th, 2016

DIANA WEST, author of American Betrayal: The Secret Assault on Our Nation’s Character:

  • History of “witch hunting” in America
  • Post World War II Communist penetration of the U.S. government 

TREVOR LOUDON, Creator of the new documentary The Enemies Within:

  • Enemies within our government
  • Keith Ellison’s questionable connections
  • The Southern Poverty Law Center’s claim that hate crimes are on the rise after Trump’s election

JIM HANSON, Executive Vice President of the Center for Security Policy:

  • Trump’s victory over jihad strategy
  • Will Donald Trump’s campaign promises be diminished after media smear campaigns? 

KEN TIMMERMAN, President and CEO of the Foundation for Democracy in Iran, Author of Deception: The Making of the YouTube Video Obama Blamed for Benghazi:

  • Trump’s cabinet picks
  • The unruly bureaucracy of the U.S. State Department



With William Federer  

November 29th, 2016


WILLIAM FEDERER, President of Amerisearch Inc., Author of What Every American Needs to Know About the Qur’an – A History of Islam & the U.S.:

  • The history of Muhammad


  • Why we have Jihadists to thank for Santa Clause
  • Defining Sharia
  • Why Islam means “submission” not “peace”


  • KSM’s words on defeating America through immigration


  • Is there really one “Sharia”?
  • The difference between a “moderate” Muslim and a Muslim Reformer
  • Definition of what an “innocent” means according to the Quran

With Gordon Chang, Mark Helprin, Peter Huessy and Dr. Bruce Bechtol

November 28th, 2016


GORDON CHANG, Author of The Coming Collapse of China:

  • How Russia and China will challenge President-elect Trump
  • Waging a trade war with Beijing to gain leverage on the North Koreans
  • Scrapping TPP

MARK HELPRIN, Novelist, Journalist, Member of the Council on Foreign Relations:

  • The gathering nuclear storm
  • The Shiite crescent and its implications for U.S. interests in the Middle East
  • What the next administration’s priorities should be

PETER HUESSY, Director for Strategic Deterrent Studies at the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies:

  • The greatest nuclear threat to the U.S.
  • What the Russians are up to in Kaliningrad

BRUCE BECHTOL, Professor of Political Science at Angelo State University, Former Intelligence Officer at the Defense Intelligence Agency:

  • Kim Jong Un’s nuclear program
  • The successful use of Banco Delta Asia to punish North Korea in 2005

With Daniel Horowitz and Luis Fleischman

November 18th, 2016


  • Jim Hanson rants about political correctness silencing dissent

DANIEL HOROWITZ, Senior Editor at Conservative Review:

  • How Trump can reverse what Obama did with his pen and phone
  • Ending Executive Amnesty (DACA)
  • How Trump could use Congressionally delegated authority to halt immigration flow

LUIS FLEISCHMAN, Advisor to the Menges Hemispheric Project at the Center for Security Policy:

  • How President-elect Trump should revaluate US foreign policy in Latin America
  • Venezuela’s collapse
  • How the next administration should handle Cuba

SEAN DAVIS, Co-founder of The Federalist:

  • Anti-Trump riots
  • Electoral college – is Trump’s win legitimate?
  • What is next for Democrats?

With Fred Fleitz and J. Peter Pham

November 17th, 2016


  • Jim Hanson takes apart the narrative that President Trump will establish a Muslim registry

FRED FLEITZ, Executive Vice President for Policy and Programs at the Center for Security Policy:

  • General Flynn as President-elect Trump’s National Security Advisor
  • What will happen to the Iran Deal under the next administration?
  • How JCPOA has emboldened Tehran


  • “Bipartisan” claims that Trump should not get rid of the Iran deal
  • How should the nuclear deal be renegotiated?

J PETER PHAM, Director of the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center:

  • Why President-elect Trump should make Africa a priority
  • The Islamist threat in Africa
  • Chinese ownership of key strategic minerals and other resources

With Adam Kredo, Diana West and Michael Cutler

November 16th, 2016


  • Jim Hanson, Executive Vice President of the Center for Security Policy, tears apart Obama’s Iran policies

ADAM KREDO, Senior Writer for the Washington Free Beacon:

  • Will Tehran stand up to Trump?
  • Iranian-Russian arms deal
  • How the next President should push back on the Iranian Mullahs

DIANA WEST, Author of Death of the Grown Up and American Betrayal:

  • Did illegal aliens vote in the 2016 Presidential election?
  • What to expect from President-elect Trump on the border

MICHAEL CUTLER, Senior Fellow at Californians for Population Stabilization:

  • How the next administration should address illegal immigration

With Sean Davis, Kyle Shideler and Gordon Chang

November 15th, 2016

SEAN DAVIS, Co-founder of The Federalist:

  • Anti-Trump riots
  • Electoral college – is Trump’s win legitimate?
  • What is next for Democrats?

KYLE SHIDELER, Director of the Threat Information Office at the Center for Security Policy:

  • Muslim Brotherhood Designation bill in the lame duck session
  • Keith Ellison’s campaign for the DNC Chair

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

  • Protests in Hong Kong
  • President-elect Trump’s policies towards China
  • Beijing’s new wall